List of Inspectors General of the U.S. Army

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This List of Inspectors General of the U.S. Army includes the names of the Inspector General of the United States Army from 1775 to the present. The list is not all-inclusive.

Image Rank Name Begin Date End Date Notes
Colonel La Balme, Augustin deAugustin de La Balme July 8, 1777 October 11, 1777 Inspector General of Cavalry
[1]
Major General Tronson de Coudray, Philippe CharlesPhilippe Charles Tronson de Coudray August 11, 1777 September 15, 1777 Inspector General of Ordnance and Military Stores
[1]
Thomas Conway Major General Conway, ThomasThomas Conway December 13, 1777 April 28, 1778 [1]
Frederick von Steuben Major General Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm vonFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben May 5, 1778 April 15, 1784 [1]
William North Major North, WilliamWilliam North April 17, 1784 October 28, 1787 [1]
vacant October 29, 1787 March 9, 1792 [1]
Lieutenant De Butts, HenryHenry De Butts March 10, 1792 February 23, 1793 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Rudolph, MichaelMichael Rudolph February 23, 1793 July 17, 1793 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Captain Butler, EdwardEdward Butler July 18, 1793 May 13, 1794 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Mills, JohnJohn Mills May 13, 1794 February 27, 1796 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Haskell, JonathanJonathan Haskell February 27, 1796 August 1, 1796 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Captain Butler, EdwardEdward Butler August 1, 1796 February 27, 1797 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Thomas Humphrey Cushing.jpg Major Cushing, Thomas H.Thomas H. Cushing February 27, 1797 July 18, 1798 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Alexander Hamilton Major General Hamilton, AlexanderAlexander Hamilton July 18, 1798 June 15, 1800 [1]
Thomas Humphrey Cushing.jpg Major Cushing, Thomas H.Thomas H. Cushing June 15, 1800 April 2, 1807 Acting Inspector General
[1]
Major Nicoll, Abimael Y.Abimael Y. Nicoll April 2, 1807 April 28, 1812 Acting Inspector General
[1]
1812 Alexander Smyth.jpg Brigadier General Smyth, AlexanderAlexander Smyth July 6, 1812 March 3, 1813 [1]
Zebulon Pike Brigadier General Pike, ZebulonZebulon Pike March 12, 1813 April 27, 1813 [1] Killed in Action at the Battle of York, War of 1812
vacant 1813 1814 [1]
William H. Winder Brigadier General Winder, William H.William H. Winder May 9, 1814 July 2, 1814 [1]
Brigadier General Parker, DanielDaniel Parker November 22, 1814 June 1, 1821 [1]
vacant June 2, 1821 September 25, 1861 [2]
Randolph B. Marcy Brigadier General Marcy, Randolph B.Randolph B. Marcy September 25, 1861 January 2, 1881 [1][2]
Delos B. Sacket Brigadier General Sackett, Delos B.Delos B. Sackett January 2, 1881 March 8, 1885 [1]
Nelson H. Davis Brigadier General Davis, Nelson H.Nelson H. Davis March 11, 1885 September 20, 1885 [1]
Absalom Baird Brigadier General Baird, AbsalomAbsalom Baird September 20, 1885 August 20, 1888 [1]
Roger Jones Brigadier General Jones, RogerRoger Jones August 20, 1888 January 26, 1889 [1][2]
Joseph C. Breckinridge Brigadier General Breckinridge, Joseph C.Joseph C. Breckinridge January 30, 1889 April 11, 1903 [1][3]
BG Peter D Vroom.jpg Brigadier General Peter D. Vroom April 12, 1903 April 12, 1903 [1][3]
George H. Burton Brigadier General Burton, George H.George H. Burton April 12, 1903 September 30, 1906 [1][3]
Ernest A. Garlington Brigadier General Garlington, Ernest AlbertErnest Albert Garlington October 1, 1906 February 20, 1917 [3]
John L. Chamberlain Major General Chamberlain, John L.John L. Chamberlain February 21, 1917 November 6, 1921 [3]
Eli A. Helmick Major General Helmick, Eli A.Eli A. Helmick November 7, 1921 September 27, 1927 [3]
Major General Rivers, William C.William C. Rivers September 28, 1927 January 11, 1930 [3]
Hugh A. Drum Major General Drum, Hugh A.Hugh A. Drum January 12, 1930 November 30, 1931 [3]
Major General Preston, John F.John F. Preston December 1, 1931 November 30, 1935 [3]
Walter L. Reed Major General Reed, Walter L.Walter L. Reed December 1, 1935 December 23, 1939 [3]
Major General Peterson, Virgil L.Virgil L. Peterson December 24, 1939 June 5, 1945 [3]
Daniel I. Sultan Lieutenant General Sultan, Daniel I.Daniel I. Sultan July 14, 1945 January 14, 1947 [3]
Major General Wyche, Ira T.Ira T. Wyche January 30, 1947 June 30, 1948 [3]
Major General Craig, Louis A.Louis A. Craig July 1, 1948 May 31, 1952 [3]
Daniel Noce Lieutenant General Noce, DanielDaniel Noce June 1, 1952 October 31, 1954 [3]
Major General Zimmerman, Wayne C.Wayne C. Zimmerman November 1, 1954 January 31, 1956 [3]
David Ayres Depue Ogden Lieutenant General Ogden, David Ayres DepueDavid Ayres Depue Ogden February 1, 1956 October 31, 1957 [3]
Major General Pierson, AlbertAlbert Pierson November 1, 1957 July 31, 1959 [3]
Major General McDaniel, Edward H.Edward H. McDaniel August 1, 1959 November 30, 1963 [3]
Ives, Hiram D.Hiram D. Ives December 1, 1963 September 30, 1965
Richardson III, James A.James A. Richardson III December 1, 1965 October 31, 1966 died 9/30/1994
Garrison, William C.William C. Garrison November 1, 1966 July 31, 1968
Enemark, William A.William A. Enemark August 1, 1968 1972
Lieutenant General Woodward, Gilbert H.Gilbert H. Woodward June 1973 October 17, 1973
Lieutenant General Maples, Herron N.Herron N. Maples March 4, 1974 October 31, 1976 [4]
Marvin D. Fuller Lieutenant General Fuller, Marvin D.Marvin D. Fuller November 1, 1976 1977 [5]
Richard Trefry Lieutenant General Trefry, Richard G.Richard G. Trefry 1977 1983
Lieutenant General Thompson, Jr., Nathaniel R.Nathaniel R. Thompson, Jr. 1983 June 1986
Henry Doctor, Jr Lieutenant General Doctor, Jr., HenryHenry Doctor, Jr. June 1986 1989
Johnnie H. Corns Lieutenant General Corns, Johnnie H.Johnnie H. Corns December 1989 July 1991
Ronald H. Griffith Lieutenant General Griffith, Ronald H.Ronald H. Griffith 1991 1996
Jordan Lieutenant General Jordan, Larry R.Larry R. Jordan 1996 1999
Ackerman Lieutenant General Ackerman, Michael W.Michael W. Ackerman 1999
Mikolashek Lieutenant General Mikolashek, Paul T.Paul T. Mikolashek 2005
Lieutenant General Green, Stanley E.Stanley E. Green March 2005 February 2008
Whitcomb Lieutenant General Whitcomb, R. StevenR. Steven Whitcomb February 14, 2008 August 13, 2010
Vangjel Lieutenant General Vangjel, Peter M.Peter M. Vangjel November 14, 2011 December 2014
David Quantock Lieutenant General Quantock, David E.David E. Quantock December 2014 present

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 Heitman, pp. 38–39.
  2. ^ a b c Clary, pp. 413–414.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Hewes, p. 398.
  4. ^ "Department of the Army Principal Officials". U.S. Army. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Department of the Army Principal Officials". U.S. Army. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 

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