James Edward Moore – General, United States Army

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General James Edward Moore

Born November 29, 1902 in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Died January 28, 1986

Married Mildred Lindberg June 19, 1926
Children: Patricia, James Jr. & Mary

Cadet, U. S. Military Academy 1920-24
Graduated as No. 7375, Class of 1924

  • Second Lieutenant 1924
  • First Lieutenant 1929
  • Captain 1935
  • Major 1941
  • Lieutenant Colonel 1941
  • Colonel 1942
  • Brigadier General (AUS) 1944
  • Major General (AUS) 1945
  • Brigadier General 1947
  • Major General 1949
  • Lieutenant General 1956
  • General 1960
  • Served with 5th Infantry Regiment 1924-27
  • Served with 31st Infantry Regiment 1927-29
  • Served with 10th Infantry Regiment 1929-32
  • Student, Infantry School 1932-33
  • Personnel & Assistant Adjutant, 15th Infantry Regiment, China 1933-36
  • Served with 2d Infantry Brigade 1936-37
  • Student, Command & General Staff School 1937-38
  • Company Commander, 29th Infantry Regiment 1938-40
  • Served with Headquarters, 2nd Infantry Division 1940-41
  • Served with Budget & Legislative Branch, War Department 1941-42
  • Chief of Staff, 35th Infantry Division 1942
  • Chief of Staff, 30th Infantry Division 1942-43
  • Chief of Staff, XII Corps 1943
  • Chief of Staff, 4th US.Army 1943-44
  • Chief of Staff, 9th US.Army 1944-45
  • Chief of Staff, 2nd US.Army 1945-46
  • Deputy Chief of Staff, 2nd US.Army 1946-47
  • Commanding General, South Sector, US.Army-Pacific 1947-48
  • Secretary of the Army General Staff 1948-50
  • Commanding General, 10th Infantry Division 1950-51
  • At Fitzsimons Army Hospital 1951-53
  • Commandant, Army War College 1953-55
  • U. S. High Commissioner, Ryukyus Islands & Commanding General, IX Corps 1955-58
  • Deputy Army Chief of Staff (Military Operations) 1958-59
  • Chief of Staff, SHAPE 1959-63
  • Retired 1963
  • Distinguished Service Medal – Legion of Merit (Three) – Bronze Star Medal

James Edward Moore was born in 1902 and died in 1986.  He was buried in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.  Buried with him is his wife, Mildred Lindberg Moore (1903-1976).

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