The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Wilton Burton Persons

Persons, Wilton Burton


* 10th of January 1896

† 5th of September 1977

(Regular Army)


1940-08-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-06-24 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-12-18 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1947-08-01 Brigadier-General
1948-01-24 Major-General (Dated back to 1944.08.18)


1941-12-XX 1942-03-09 Chief of Liaison Branch, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, War Department General Staff
1942-03-09 1947-09-18 Chief of Legislative & Liason Division, War Department
1947-09-18 1948-07-28 Chief of Legislative & Liason Division, Department of the Army
1948-08-XX 1949-06-30 Director of the Office of Legislative Liaison, Department of Defense
1949-06-30 Retired
1949-07-XX 1951-01-XX Superintendent of Staunton Military Academy, Virginia
1951-01-XX Recalled
1951-01-XX 1951-08-XX Special Adviser to Supreme Headquarters Ellied Powers Europe
1951-08-XX Retired
Picture source: From "Current Biography, 1953"