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Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1953 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: General

1883 – He was born on the 23rd of August at Fort Walla Walla, Washington.


1901 – He graduated high school at Highland Park High School.


1906 – He graduated at United States Military Academy (West Point)


1916 – He was promoted to a Captain.


1917 – He was on the staff of the first officer training camp at Plattsburgh New York.


1918 – He became Assistant Chief-of-Staff of the U.S. 82nd Infantry Division.


1920 – He was then promoted to Major.


1921 – He was assigned to the U.S. 3rd Cavalry Regiment,

Fort Myer, Virginia.


1929 – Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and graduated from the Command and General Staff School,

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


1935 – He was promoted to Colonel, served as commander of the 3rd Cavalry.


1938 -He was promoted to Brigadier General in command of the 1st Cavalry regiment at Fort Clark, Texas.


1940 – In September he was promoted to Major General and returned to the Philippines, as

commander of the Philippine Department.


1941 – Responsible for resisting the Japanese invasion of the Philippines.


1945 – He received his 4th star General.


1946 – Became the commander of the 4th Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.


1947 – He retired in August.