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William Ayres Borden
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

William Ayres Borden (1890-1967)

Born in San Antonio, Texas on March 20, 1890. M.E. from Cornell in 1912.

Commissioned in the Ordnance in 1918. Graduated from the Army Industrial College in 1925. MBA from Harvard in 1928. Graduated from the Army War College in 1933. Brigadier General in January 1944. Director of New Development Division in the War Department and member of the joint Committee on new weapons and equipment, Joint Chiefs of Staff 1944-1946.

Retired as a colonel in August 1946. Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal and Legion of Merit.  Died on September 23, 1967.

WA Borden Gravesite PHOTO

BORDEN, WILLIAM AYRES 
Brigadier General, United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/20/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 09/15/1967
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4173-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BORDEN, DOROTHY A
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/25/1891
DATE OF DEATH: 04/21/1976
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4173-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 24 June 2007 Updated: 12 November 2007
Distinguished Service Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Legion of Merit
 
 

WA Borden Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, April 2004