The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edward Anson Beckwith

Beckwith, Edward Anson


* 19th of December 1879

† 3rd of September 1959

(National Guard)


1922-04-27 Lieutenant-Colonel (South Dakota National Guard)
1923-05-16 Lieutenant-Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1927-03-08 Released Lieutenant-Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1938-01-07 Colonel (South Dakota National Guard)
1939-04-03 Colonel (National Guard of the United States)
1940-10-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-07-01 Brigadier-General (South Dakota National Guard)


1927-XX-XX Executive Officer, 147th Field Artillery Regiment
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer 147th Field Artillery Regiment
1939-01-09 1947-01-19 Adjutant-General of South Dakota
1940-10-16 1947-02-25 Director of Selective Service, South Dakota
1947-02-25 Retired
Picture source: From: 'South Dakota in World War II', 1947