1909 – Born on September 16th at Fort Monroe, Virginia. American general.
– He had held numerous Army commands and served as a top aide to General George C. Marshall when Marshall was a General, Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense.
1931 – He graduated from West Point.
1936 – Earned a Master Degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
– He served in the Logistics Group of the War Deprtment General Staff and as Deputy Chief of Staff in the China Theater of Operations.
1946 – He became an aide to Marshall, who was then a Special Envoy to China.
– He rose to the rank of Diplomatic Minister, and helped to supervise postwar programs in Europe and assisted Secretary Marshall at five major foreign conferences.
1962 – John F. Kennedy appointed him Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
1965 – President Lyndon B. Johnson named him Director of the National Security Agency.
1969 – He became President of the George C. Marshall Research Foundation.
1993 – Died on February 18th in Colorado Springs, Colorado.