O'Connor, George G. (George Gray), 1914-1971

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George Gray O'Connor (b. Aug. 25, 1914, Pasadena, Calif.-d. Mar. 24, 1971), U.S. Army officer, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1938. During World War II, he served as commanding officer, 6th Division Artillery, in the Asia-Pacific Theater. After the War, he was an executive officer at West Point; chief of the war history division, Office of the Chief of Military History, in Washington, DC; and a chief of staff for U.S. Army Europe from 1955 to 1957. Following assignments in Washington, DC, General O'Connor served as deputy chief of staff, UN Command/U.S. Forces in Korea, and deputy chief of staff, 8th Army HQ, Korea. He also served as assistant division commander for the 4th, 25th, and 9th Infantry Divisions in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967 and as commanding general of the 9th in 1967 and 1968. From 1969 to 1971, he commanded the VII Corps in Germany.

From the description of O'Connor, George G. (George Gray), 1914-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10598718

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Birth 1914-08-25

Death 1971



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