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Jonathan M. Wainwright

Jonathan M. WainwrightAKA Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV

Born: 23-Aug-1883
Birthplace: Walla Walla, WA
Died: 2-Sep-1953
Location of death: San Antonio, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Commander of the Philippines

Military service: US Army (1906-47, WWI and WWII)

Father: Robert Powell Page Wainwright (b. 1852, d. 1902)
Mother: Josephine Eva Serrell (b. 1852, d. 1939)
Sister: Helen Serrell Wainwright (b. 1881, d. 1910)
Sister: Jennie Powell Serrell Wainwright (b. 1882, d. 1939)
Wife: Adele Holley Wainwright (b. 1887, m. 1911, d. 1970)

    High School: Highland Park High School (1901)
    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1906)
    University: Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth (1931)
    University: US Army War College (1934)

    Army Distinguished Service Medal twice
    Distinguished Service Cross 7-Feb-1942
    Congressional Medal of Honor 19-Sep-1945
    Surrendered to Enemy Corregidor Island, Philippines (6-May-1942)
    Taken Prisoner of War
    Stroke Aug-1953

Author of books:
General Wainwright's Story (1945)



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