William Hood Simpson

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Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 15, 1980 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1888
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 15, 1980 (92)

About

Army officer who commanded the Ninth Army in WWII, a group that broke the Siegfried Line in 1944.

Before Fame

He served with the 33rd division in WWI.

Trivia

He participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and led the ninth to be the first American army across the Elbe.

Family Life

He married Ruth K. Simpson.

Associated With

He was chosen as part of Omar Bradley's 12th Army Group.