Harris, Hugh Pate, 1909-1979

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Hugh Pate Harris (b. June 15, 1909, Anderson, Ala.-d. Nov. 3, 1979), U.S. Army officer, graduated from West Point in 1931. In his early career, he served as unit commander, 22nd Infantry, and with the Hawaiian Division. During World War II, he was chief of staff, U.S. 13th Airborne Division. In the early 1950s, General Harris served as regiment commander, 224th Infantry, 40th Division, and chief of staff for operations, 8th Army, during the Korean War. From 1965 to 1970, he was president of The Citadel in South Carolina.

From the description of Harris, Hugh Pate, 1909-1979 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10612033

Hugh P. Harris was a United States (U.S.) Army officer who was acting Vice Chief of Staff for the Army.

From the description of The Hugh P. Harris papers, 1964. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 49340663

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Birth 1909-06-15

Death 1979-11-03

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