Karl Slaughter Bradford – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Karl Slaughter Bradford (1889-1972)

Born in Washington, D.C. on June 28, 1889.

Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1911.

Served in the Operations Division of the War Department General Staff 1918-1919. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1926. Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Massachusetts Agricultural College 1930-1931. Instructor at the Cavalry School 1934-1936. Graduated from the Army War College in 1937.

Brigadier General in April 1941. Commanding General of 1st Cavalry Brigade 1941-1943. Deputy Director of the War Department Manpower Board 1943-1946.

Retired in December 1946. Decorations included the Legion of Merit.

Died on August 15, 1972.

 

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BRADFORD, KARL SLAUGHTER
Brigadier General, United States Army

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 06/28/1889
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/15/1972
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 35  SITE 2913
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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