Short, Walter Campbell, 1880-1949

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Biographical note: Army officer; Lt. General Walter C. Short served in World War I and was the commanding officer of the Hawaiian Department at the time of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

From the description of Mexico travel photographs, f ca. 1915-1920. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 50626572

Walter Campbell Short (b. March 30, 1880, Fillmore, Ill.-d. Sept. 3, 1949, Dallas, Tex.), Major General in the U.S. Army, was commissioned in the infantry in 1902 following college graduation the year before. He served in the Mexican Expedition and was chief of staff of the Third Army during the First World War. Later he was commander of the Hawaiian Department in 1941, was relieved of duty after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and retired shortly thereafter.

From the description of Short, Walter Campbell, 1880-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573210

Lieutenant general, United States Army; commanding general, Hawaiian Department, 1941.

From the description of Walter Campbell Short papers, 1901-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870120

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Lieutenant general, United States Army; commanding general, Hawaiian Department, 1941.

From the guide to the Walter Campbell Short papers, 1901-1992, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexico City (Mexico)
Mexico
United States
Subject
World War, 1939-1945
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
World War, 1939-1945--United States
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Birth 1880-03-30

Death 1949-03-09

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