Paul William Baade
Major General, United States Army
and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007
Paul William Baade (1889-1959). Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on April 16, 1889.
Commissioned in the Infantry from West point in 1911. Served with the 322nd Infantry in France during World War I.
Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1924 and the Army War College in 1929. Staff officer, then Commanding Officer of 16th Infantry 1939-1941. Brigadier General in July 1941.
Assistant division Commander, then Commanding General of 35th Infantry Division July 1942-December 1945. Major General in February 1943. Retired in September 1946.
Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, two Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart.
Died on October 9, 1959.
MAJOR GENERAL PAUL W. BAADE
SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 11, 1959 – Major General Paul W. Baade, who retired in 1946, died at Letterman General Hospital here Friday at the age of 70.
General Baade, a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and a graduate of West Point in 1911, served two terms on the Army’s General Staff. Since his retirement he had been living in Santa Barbara with his wife, Mrs. Margaret Craig Baade.
During World War II he served as Commanding General of the Thirty-Fifth Division. He held the Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star with two Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart.
BAADE, PAUL WILLIAM
MG United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/16/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 7 SITE 8164
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
BAADE, MARGARET C
BAADE, MARGARET ANNE
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007