The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General William Signius Knudsen

Knudsen, William Signius


* 25th of March 1879

† 27th of April 1948


1942-01-27 Lieutenant-General (Confirmed US Senate)


1937-05-03 1940-09-03 President of General Motors Corporation
1940-09-XX 1942-01-XX Chairman of the Office of Production Management and member of the National Defense Advisory Commission
1942-01-28 1945-06-01 Director of Production, Office of the Under Secretary of War
1944-09-XX 1945-04-XX Director of the Air Technical Service Command, Patterson Field, Ohio
1945-06-01 Returned to civilian status
Picture source: Courtesy of Shawn M. Bohannon