General Earle G. Wheeler was born in 1908; served in the District of Columbia National Guard (1924-1928); graduated from the United States Military Academy (1932); attended the Infantry School (1937). Participated in the Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns on World War II (WII). He died in 1975.
From the description of The Earle G. Wheeler papers, 1957-1975. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47101991
Earle Gilmore Wheeler (1908-1975) was born in Washington, D.C. He received his commission as 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1932, and advanced to the rank of major general in 1955, then to general in 1962. He served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1964 until his retirement from military service in 1970.
From the description of Wheeler, Earle Gilmore, 1908-1975 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610189