Orren R. Whiddon
|Orren Ray "Cotton" Whiddon|
March 10, 1935 |
Joaquin, Texas, U.S.
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||c.1950s–1989|
Orren Ray Whiddon (born April 21, 1935) is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army. He served as commanding general of the 8th Infantry Division from 1985 to 1987, and as Commanding General of the Second United States Army from 1987 to 1989. He attended Stephen F. Austin State University (1955), where he is a member of their alumni hall of fame. His awards include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service, Defense Superior Service and Army Commendation medals.