Gaither, Ridgely, 1903-1992Alternative names
Ridgely Gaither (Feb. 23, 1903- Oct. 26, 1992) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his commission in the infantry in 1924, and advanced through ranks to brigadier general in November 1943. He was Commander in Chief of the U.S. Caribbean Command from 1958 to 1961, then commanding general of the Second U.S. Army from August 1960 to April 1962. Gaither retired from Army service in April 1962.
From the description of Gaither, Ridgely, 1903-1992 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10615561