George Catlett Marshall – General of the Army of the United States

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Born in Pennsylvania on December 31, 1880, he served as Army Chief of Staff throughout World War II and later served as Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the American Red Cross.

He developed the “Marshall Plan” for the revitalization of post-war Europe.

He died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington on October 16, 1959 and was buried in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.

His mother in law, Elizabeth Pennington Coles, is buried with him as his first wife, Elizabeth Carter Coles Marshall (died in 1927) and his second wife, Katherine Tupper Brown Marshall (October 8, 1882-December 18, 1978.

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Katherine Marshall

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