The son of Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault by his first marriage, he was a veteran of both World War II and Korea and at the time of his father's death he was the Air Attache to the United States Embassy in Madrid, Spain.
He was born on May 20, 1913, died on December 4, 1977, and is buried beside his father in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery.
CHENNAULT, JOHN S
COL US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II, KOREA
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/20/1913
DATE OF DEATH: 12/04/1977
BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE 873-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Born 20 August 1914, Died 28 December 1999
Res: Sylmar, California
Section 2, Grave 873-2
Buried 18 February 2000
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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