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Curtis LeMay

AKA Curtis Emerson LeMay

Born: 15-Nov-1906
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Died: 1-Oct-1990
Location of death: Riverside, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
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 General

Military service: USAF (1928-65)

Wife: Helen E. Maitland (m. 9-Jun-1934, d. 1994, 1 child)
Daughter: Patricia Jane LeMay Lodge

    High School: Columbus, OH
    University: BS Civil Engineering, Ohio State University

    US Air Force Chief of Staff (1961-65)
    US Defense Department Vice Chief of Staff, USAF (1957-61)
    US Defense Department Commander, Strategic Air Command (1948-57)
    RAND Corporation
    Alfalfa Club 1957
    Air Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters
    Distinguished Flying Cross with 2 oak leaf clusters
    Distinguished Service Cross
    Distinguished Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters
    French Legion of Honor
    Silver Star
    Order of the Rising Sun 7-Dec-1964 (nuclear holocaust-in-cheek)
    Risk Factors: Bell's Palsy

Author of books:
Mission With LeMay: My Story (1965, with MacKinlay Kantor (nonfiction)


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