Marlborough Churchill – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Marlborough Churchill, (August 11, 1878 Andover, Massachusetts – July 9, 1942), was a U.S. Army officer, and a distant relative of Winston Churchill.

Churchill received an A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1900. He was commissioned in the Field Artillery Branch.

In 1917, Colonel Churchill served on the general staff of the American Expeditionary Force in France. On 5 June 1918 Churchill, then a Brigadier General, succeeded Ralph Van Deman as head of the Military Intelligence Branch of the War Department. He remained head until 19 August 1920.

Together with Herbert Yardley, he was instrumental in establishing the joint State and War Department's Cipher Bureau, the American Black Chamber.

General Churchill is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.


CHURCHILL, MARLBOROUGH

  • BRIGADIER GENERAL USA RETIRED WWI
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/11/1878
  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1947
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE SH-385
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CHURCHILL, MARY S W/O MARLBOROUGH

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 10/31/1878
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/04/1966
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 385 RH
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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