Henry Welles Baird
Major General, United States Army
Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007
Henry Welles Baird (1881-1963). Born in Kent Island, Maryland on August 13, 1881.
Enlisted service with 15th Cavalry 1904-1907. Commissioned in the Cavalry in 1907. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1923. Commanding Officer of 1st Cavalry November 1938-October 1940. Brigadier General in October 1940, Major General in July 1941. Commanding General of 4th Armored Division March 1941-May 1942 and again June 1942-November 1942. Retired as Colonel in November 1942. Major General on the retired list in 1948.
Died on October 10, 1963
BAIRD, HENRY WELLES
MG, United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/13/1881
DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1963
BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 936-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY