The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Harry Kenneth Rutherford

Rutherford, Harry Kenneth


* 7th of November 1883

† 15th of March 1964

(Regular Army)


1930-11-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-12-01 Colonel
1940-10-01 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1941-12-15 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1942-06-05 Termination of rank Major-General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-29 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1930-06-06 1931-06-27 Assistant Department Ordnance Officer, Hawaiian Department
1931-06-28 1933-04-05 Department Ordnance Officer, Hawaiian Department
1931-06-28 1933-04-05 Commanding Officer Hawaiian Ordnance Depot
1933-06-04 1937-09-07 Executive Officer, New York Ordnance District
1937-09-08 1938-06-27 Secretary of the Army & Navy's Munitions Board
1938-06-28 1941-05-19 Director of Planning Branch, Office of the Assistant Secretary of War
1939-08-13 1939-11-24 Secretary of the War Resources Board
1941-03-13 1942-02-14 Chief of the War Department Facilities Board
1941-04-05 1941-07-24 War Department Member of Production Planning Board, Office of Production Management
1941-05-19 1942-02-14 Executive to the Under Secretary of War
1942-02-15 1942-04-20 War Department Member of Requirements Committee, War Production Board
1942-03-09 1942-04-20 Attached to Headquarters Services of Supply
1942-04-21 1943-11-30 Attached to Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1943-11-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, January 1965" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.