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Lyman L. Lemnitzer

AKA Lyman Louis Lemnitzer

Born: 29-Aug-1899
Birthplace: Honesdale, PA
Died: 12-Nov-1988
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Supreme Allied Commander, 1963-69

Military service: US Army (1920-69, Gen.)


[1] Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, DC.

Wife: Katherine Mead Tryon (m. 1923, d. 1994, one son, one daughter)
Son: William L. Lemnitzer
Daughter: Lois Katherine Simpson

    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1921)

    US Defense Department Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (1963-69)
    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (1960-62)
    US Army Chief of Staff (1959-60)
    US Defense Department Army Vice Chief of Staff (1957-59)
    US Defense Department Commander, US Army Forces in Far East, 8th Army (1955-57)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Army Distinguished Service Medal
    Croix de Guerre
    Legion of Merit
    Navy Distinguished Service Medal
    Silver Star


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