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Carl A. Spaatz

AKA Carl Andrew Spaatz

Born: 28-Jun-1891
Birthplace: Boyertown, PA
Died: 14-Jul-1974
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: USAF Chief of Staff, 1947-48

Military service: US Army (1914-47); USAF (1947-48, Gen.)


[1] Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Wife: Ruth Harrison (m. 1917, d. 1989, three daughters)

    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1914)

    Newsweek Military Affairs Columnist
    US Defense Department National Commander, Civil Air Patrol (1948-59)
    US Air Force Chief of Staff (1947-48)
    US Defense Department Commanding General, Army Air Forces (1946-47)
    Air Medal
    Army Distinguished Service Medal
    Bronze Star
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Distinguished Service Cross
    Legion of Merit


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