|Birth Day||July 13, 1903|
|Birth Place||Monmouth, OR|
|Age||117 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Apr 3, 1998 (age 94)|
Veteran of World War II and the Korean War who rose through the military ranks to lead the U.S. Continental Army Command.
He joined the National Guard at age nineteen.
He was married to Beryl King Powell for more than sixty years.
He and Alfred Gruenther both rose through the ranks to lead thousands of men in battle.