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Grave of a Famous PersonMaxwell Davenport Taylor - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. Daring World War II field commander. He He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Cuban Missile crisis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Hilliard Polk - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Army- In World War II commanded the 3rd Cavalry Group, the unit known as "Task Force Polk" and spearheaded many advances by General Walton Walker's XX Corps; part of General George Patton's Third Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRussell Randolph Waesche - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In 1936, Waesche was appointed the 5th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, a post he would hold until his retirement in Jan. 1946. Admiral Waesche was the longest serving Commandant in Coast Guard history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClark McAdams Clifford

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Clark McAdams Clifford served as Secretary of Defense under President Lyndon Johnson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/30/2011

last visited: 11/27/2014

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Archer Lejeune - Arlington VA

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U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant General. In World War I took command of the 4th Marine Brigade. Commandant of the Marine Corps in 1920 to 1929. Known as "The Greatest of All Leathernecks," The large Marine base in North Carolina is named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonStuart Allen Roosa

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Stuart A. Roosa was the Command Module Pilot on Apollo 14. He remained in orbit around the moon while Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell walked on the lunar surface.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/30/2011

last visited: 11/25/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph "Fightin Joe" Wheeler

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Joe Wheeler was an 1859 graduate of the U. S. Military and was one of the best cavalry officers to serve under General Robert E. Lee during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 11/29/2014

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Grave of a Famous PersonChester R. Bender - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Coast Guard. 14th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard 1970-1974. Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1965-1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClyde Davis Eddleman - Arlington VA

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General, U.S. Army. During the period 1941-43, Eddleman was Chief of Training Division for the Third Army, and later, Assistant Chief of Staff, Third Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPhilip Henry Sheridan, Sr - Arlington VA

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Civil War Union Major General commanding the XI Division Army of the Ohio at the Battle of Perryville, the 3rd Division of the XVI Corps at the Battle of Stone's River, and in the Battles of Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and other battles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Newton Mitchell

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John Mitchell served as Attorney General under President Richard Nixon. He also as director of the Committee to Re-Elect the President and was a key figure in the Watergate Scandal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lathrop Throckmorton - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. Served in World War II, Korea, And Vietnam. Served as Superintendent of the US Military Academy from 1956 to 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Lawrence Bolte - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Army. Vice Chief of Staff 1953-1955. Combat Veteran of World Wars I and II. He commanded the 34th Infantry Division (nicknamed "The Red Bull") in Italy during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGregory "Pappy" Boyington

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Gregory “Pappy” Boyington was a fighter ace during World War II and commanded the Marine Fighter Squadron known as “The Black Sheep.” “Pappy” Boyington was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross for his actions during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 11/26/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank George Fahrion - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy. He was commanding officer of the battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) from 6 October 1944 to 26 January 1945. During that time they covered Fleet raids ranging from the Philippines to Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarter Bowie Magruder - Arlington VA

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United States Army general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Commanding General, Eighth United States Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRoscoe Robinson, Jr - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A highly decorated Vietnam War veteran, he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and was the first African American to command that Division and become a 4-star general in the US Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Jacob Foss

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General Foss was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II. He also served as Governor of South Dakota, and as the first Commissioner of the American Football League.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur S. Moreau, Jr. - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. He rose in rank to become the Commander-in-Chief of the US Naval Forces Europe and the Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Hastings Ellis - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. In August 1977, he was appointed the commander in chief of Strategic Air Command, serving in that position until he retired on August 1, 1981, with 40 years of continuous military duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLee Marvin

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Lee Marvin was an award winning actor who won an Academy Award for his role in “Cat Ballou.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Gibbon

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General John Gibbon is best known for his service during the western campaigns against the Indians. He was in charge of the troops who were sent to rescue and bury members of Custer’s 7th Cavalry following the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank Reynolds

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Frank Reynolds was a noted journalist was the anchor of the ABC Evening News and co-anchor of the ABC World News Tonight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoe Louis (Barrow)

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President Ronald Reagan waived the technical requirements for burial at Arlington National Cemetery to accommodate boxing legend Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion for eleven years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/8/2007

last visited: 6/26/2014

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lincoln Clem, Sr - Arlington VA

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Major General U.S. Army. He was known as the "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga" in the battle during Civil War . He joined the Union Army at the age of nine. He served 53 years of active service and the last Civil War veteran on active duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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