List of Adjutants General of the U.S. Army

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This List of Adjutants General of the U.S. Army gives the chief administrative officer of the United States Army, from 1775 to 1981.

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Image Rank Name Begin Date End Date Notes
Horatio Gates Major General Gates, HoratioHoratio Gates 1775-06-17June 17, 1775 1776-06-05June 5, 1776 [1]
Joseph Reed Colonel Reed, JosephJoseph Reed 1776-06-05June 5, 1776 1777-01-22January 22, 1777 [1]
Arthur St. Clair Brigadier General St. Clair, ArthurArthur St. Clair 1777-01-22January 22, 1777 1777-02-20February 20, 1777 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Brigadier General Weedon, GeorgeGeorge Weedon 1777-02-20February 20, 1777 1777-04-19April 19, 1777 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Colonel Connor, MorganMorgan Connor 1777-04-19April 19, 1777 1777-06-18June 18, 1777 [1]
Timothy Pickering Colonel Pickering, TimothyTimothy Pickering 1777-06-18June 18, 1777 1778-01-05January 5, 1778 [1]
Alexander Scammel Colonel Scammel, AlexanderAlexander Scammel 1778-01-05January 5, 1778 1781-01-01January 1, 1781 [1]
Edward Hand Brigadier General Hand, EdwardEdward Hand 1781-01-08January 8, 1781 1783-11-03November 3, 1783 [1]
William North Major North, William 1William North 1783-11-05November 5, 1783 1787-10-28October 28, 1787 [1]
Ebenezer Denny Lieutenant Denny, Ebenezer 1Ebenezer Denny 1787-10-28October 28, 1787 1790-11-07November 7, 1790 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Lieutenant Pratt, JohnJohn Pratt 1790-11-07November 7, 1790 1791-09-04September 4, 1791 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Winthrop Sargent Lieutenant Colonel Sargent, WinthropWinthrop Sargent 1791-09-04September 4, 1791 1791-11-04November 4, 1791 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Ebenezer Denny Lieutenant Denny, Ebenezer 2Ebenezer Denny 1791-11-04November 4, 1791 1792-03-10March 10, 1792 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Lieutenant De Butts, HenryHenry De Butts 1792-03-10March 10, 1792 1793-02-23February 23, 1793 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Major Rudolph, MichaelMichael Rudolph 1793-02-23February 23, 1793 1793-07-17July 17, 1793 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Captain Butler, Edward 1Edward Butler 1793-07-18July 18, 1793 1794-05-13May 13, 1794 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Major Mills, JohnJohn Mills 1794-05-13May 13, 1794 1796-02-27February 27, 1796 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Major Haskell, JonathanJonathan Haskell 1796-02-27February 27, 1796 1796-08-01August 1, 1796 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Captain Butler, Edward 2Edward Butler 1796-08-01August 1, 1796 1797-02-27February 27, 1797 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Major Cushing Thomas H. 1Thomas H. Cushing 1797-02-27February 27, 1797 1798-07-19July 19, 1798 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
William North Lieutenant Colonel North, William 2William North 1798-07-19July 19, 1798 1800-06-15June 15, 1800 [1]
Lieutenant Colonel Cushing Thomas H. 2Thomas H. Cushing 1800-06-15June 15, 1800 1807-04-02April 2, 1807 [1]
Major Nicol, Abimael Y.Abimael Y. Nicoll 1807-04-02April 2, 1807 1812-04-28April 28, 1812 [1]
Alexander Macomb Lieutenant Colonel Macomb, AlexanderAlexander Macomb 1812-04-28April 28, 1812 1812-07-06July 6, 1812 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Brigadier General Cushing Thomas H. 3Thomas H. Cushing 1812-07-06July 6, 1812 1813-03-12March 12, 1813 [1]
Zebulon Pike Brigadier General Pike, ZebulonZebulon Pike 1813-03-12March 12, 1813 1813-04-27April 27, 1813 [1]
vacant 1813-04-27April 27, 1813 1814-05-19May 19, 1814 [1]
William H. Winder Brigadier General Winder, William H.William H. Winder 1814-05-19May 19, 1814 1814-07-02July 2, 1814 [1]
Brigadier General Parker, DanielDaniel Parker 1814-11-22November 22, 1814 1821-06-01June 1, 1821 [1]
James Gadsden Colonel Gadsden, JamesJames Gadsden 1821-08-13August 13, 1821 1822-03-22March 22, 1822 [1]
Captain Nourse, Charles JosephusCharles J. Nourse 1822-03-08May 8, 1822 1825-03-07March 7, 1825 Acting Adjutant General
[1]
Roger Jones Colonel Jones, RogerRoger Jones 1825-03-07March 7, 1825 1852-07-15July 15, 1852 [1]
Samuel Cooper Colonel Cooper, SamuelSamuel Cooper 1852-07-15July 15, 1852 1861-03-07March 7, 1861 [1]
Lorenzo Thomas Brigadier General Thomas, LorenzoLorenzo Thomas 1861-03-07March 7, 1861 1869-02-22February 22, 1869 [1]
Edward D. Townsend Brigadier General Townsend, Edward D.Edward D. Townsend 1869-02-22February 22, 1869 1880-06-15June 15, 1880 [1]
Richard C. Drum Brigadier General Drum, Richard C.Richard C. Drum 1880-06-15June 15, 1880 1889-05-28May 28, 1889 [1]
John C. Kelton Brigadier General Kelton, John C.John C. Kelton 1889-06-07June 7, 1889 1892-06-24June 24, 1892 [1]
Robert Williams Brigadier General Williams, RobertRobert Williams 1892-07-05July 5, 1892 1893-11-05November 5, 1893 [1]
George D. Ruggles Brigadier General Ruggles, George D.George D. Ruggles 1893-11-06November 6, 1893 1897-09-11September 11, 1897 [1]
Samuel Breck Brigadier General Breck, SamuelSamuel Breck 1897-09-11September 11, 1897 1898-02-25February 25, 1898 [1]
Henry C. Corbin Major General Corbin, Henry C.Henry C. Corbin 1898-02-25February 25, 1898 1904-04-23April 23, 1904 [1] [2]
Fred C. Ainsworth Major General Ainsworth, Fred C.Fred C. Ainsworth 1904-04-23April 23, 1904 1912-02-16February 16, 1912 [2]
Brigadier General Hall, William P.William P. Hall 1912-02-17February 17, 1912 1912-06-11June 11, 1912 [2]
George Andrews Brigadier General Andrews, GeorgeGeorge Andrews 1912-08-05August 5, 1912 1912-08-27August 27, 1914 [2]
Henry P. McCain Major General McCain, Henry P.Henry P. McCain 1914-08-27August 27, 1914 1918-08-27August 27, 1918 [2]
Peter C. Harris Major General Harris, Peter C.Peter C. Harris 1918-09-01September 1, 1918 1922-08-31August 31, 1922 [2]
Robert C. Davis Major General Davis, Robert C.Robert C. Davis 1922-09-01September 1, 1922 1927-07-01July 1, 1927 [2]
Major General Wahl, LutzLutz Wahl 1927-07-02July 2, 1927 1928-12-30December 30, 1928 [2]
Charles H. Bridges Major General Bridges, Charles H.Charles H. Bridges 1928-12-31December 31, 1928 1933-02-01February 1, 1933 [2]
Major General McKinley, James F.James F. McKinley 1933-02-02February 2, 1933 1935-10-31October 31, 1935 [2]
Edgar T. Conley Major General Conley, Edgar T.Edgar T. Conley 1935-11-01November 1, 1935 1938-04-30April 30, 1938 [2]
Major General Adams, Emory S.Emory S. Adams 1938-05-01May 1, 1938 1942-02-28February 28, 1942 [2]
James A. Ulio Major General Ulio, James A.James A. Ulio 1942-03-01March 1, 1942 1946-01-31January 31, 1946 [2]
Major General Witsell, Edward F.Edward F. Witsell 1946-02-01February 1, 1946 1951-06-30June 30, 1951 [2]
Major General Bergin, William E.William E. Bergin 1951-07-01July 1, 1951 1954-05-31May 31, 1954 [2]
Major General Klein, John A.John A. Klein 1954-06-01June 1, 1954 1956-12-31December 31, 1956 [2]
Major General Jones, Herbert M.Herbert M. Jones 1957-01-01January 1, 1957 1958-10-31October 31, 1958 [2]
Major General Lee, Robert V.Robert V. Lee 1958-11-01November 1, 1958 1961-09-30September 30, 1961 [2]
Major General Lambert, Joe C.Joe C. Lambert 1961-10-01October 1, 1961 1966-07-31July 31, 1966 [2]
Major General Wickham, Kenneth G.Kenneth G. Wickham 1966-08-011966 1971-01-011971 [3]
Major General Bowers, Verne L.Verne L. Bowers 1971-01-011971 1975-01-011975 [3]
Major General Smith, Paul T.Paul T. Smith 1975-01-011975 1977-01-011977 [3]
Major General Pennington, James C.James C. Pennington 1977-01-011977 1981-01-011981 [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao
    Heitman, Francis B. (1903). Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. pp. 37–38. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s
    Hewes, James E., Jr. (1983). From Root to McNamara - Army Organization and Administration. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. pp. 403–404. 
  3. ^ a b c d
    Adjutant General's Office (1979). The Adjutant General's Office. Washington, D.C.: Adjutant General's Office. pp. 42–43. OCLC 5929893. 

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