James Edward Moore
|James Edward Moore|
General James E. Moore
|Born||November 29, 1902
New Bedford, Massachusetts
|Died||January 28, 1986(aged 83)|
|Buried at||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1924-1963|
|Commands held||U.S. High Commissioner, Ryukyu Islands
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Legion of Merit (3)
Moore graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1924 and served in the Army until his retirement in 1963. Notable assignments include: Chief of Staff, 35th Infantry Division 1942, Chief of Staff, 30th Infantry Division 1942-43, Chief of Staff, XII Corps 1943, Chief of Staff, Fourth United States Army 1943-44, Chief of Staff, Ninth United States Army 1944-45, Chief of Staff, Second United States Army 1945-46, Deputy Chief of Staff, Second United States Army 1946-47, Commanding General, South Sector, U.S. Army-Pacific 1947-48, Secretary of the Army General Staff 1948-50, Commanding General, 10th Mountain Division 1950-51, At Fitzsimons Army Hospital 1951-53, Commandant, Army War College 1953-55, U.S. High Commissioner, Ryukyu Islands and Commanding General, IX Corps 1955-58, Deputy Army Chief of Staff (Military Operations) 1958-59, Chief of Staff, SHAPE 1959-63.
Moore was an alumnus of the University of North Alabama.
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