The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Thomas Jay Hayes

Hayes, Thomas Jay


* 18th of September 1888

† 18th of March 1967

(Regular Army)


1933-08-21 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-11-16 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-10-03 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel
1942-02-28 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-09-30 Major-General


1933-07-01 1938-07-15 Professor of Ordnance & Science of Gunnery, US Military Academy West Point
1938-09-30 1940-12-05 Works Manager, Springfield Armory, Massachusetts
1940-12-06 1941-07-XX Deputy Assistant Chief of Industrial Service for Production, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1941-07-XX 1942-03-XX Director of Production Branch, Office of the Under Secretary of War
1941-07-XX 1942-03-XX Director of Procurement Branch, Office of the Under Secretary of War
1942-03-XX 1942-05-XX Chief of Production Branch, Services of Supply
1942-06-01 1945-06-XX Chief of Industrial Branch, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1945-09-30 Retired
Picture source: From "The Ordnance Department : Procurement and Supply" by Harry C. Thomson & Lida Mayo, 2003