Leonard, John W. (John William), 1890-1974

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Army officer.

From the description of Reminiscences of John W. Leonard : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147555

John William Leonard (1890-1974) was a 1915 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was an officer in the 6th U.S. Infantry Regiment from 1917 to 1920, and an officer in the 15th U.S. Infantry Regiment, stationed in China from 1933 to 1936. He was the Commanding General of the 9th U.S. Armored Division from 1942 to 1945.

From the description of Leonard, John W. (John William), 1890-1974 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610859

Place Name Admin Code Country
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns


Birth 1890-01-25

Death 1974-10-26



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