Andrews, Frank Maxwell, 1884-1943

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1884-02-03
Death 1943-05-03
English

Biographical notes:

Lieutenant General, U.S. Air Force.

From the description of Frank Maxwell Andrews papers, 1911-1944. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 35132607

Air Force officer.

From the description of Frank Maxwell Andrews papers, 1920-1943 (bulk 1935-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131095

Biographical Note

  • 1884, Feb. 3: Born, Nashville, Tenn.
  • 1906: Graduated, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. and commissioned a second lieutenant, cavalry
  • 1906 - 1917 : Served with the cavalry in the Philippines, Hawaii, and the continental United States
  • 1914: Married Jeannette Allen
  • 1917: Assigned to the Aviation Division of the Signal Corp
  • 1920 - 1923 : Served with Allied occupation forces in Germany
  • 1923 - 1935 : Commanded various Air Corp stations and units
  • 1935 - 39 : Commanded Air Force, General Headquarters
  • 1940 - 41 : Promoted successively to major and lieutenant general and commanded the Caribbean Air Force and the Caribbean Defense Command
  • 1942: Commanded United States Army Forces, Middle East
  • 1943: Commanding general, European Theater of Operations, United States Army
  • 1943, May 3: Died, Iceland, in an airplane crash

From the guide to the Frank Maxwell Andrews Papers, 1920-1943, (bulk 1935-1942), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
  • World War, 1939-1945--Caribbean Area

Occupations:

  • Airforce officers

Places:

  • Caribbean Area (as recorded)