The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Joseph Wilson Byron

Byron, Joseph Wilson


* 3rd of June 1892

† 12th of April 1951


1942-07-18 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-09-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-09-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-06-22 Major-General (Officers' Reserve Corps)


1939-10-XX 1940-12-XX Adviser, Army Navy Munitions Board
1940-12-15 1941-04-06 Adviser, Office of Export Control
1941-04-07 1942-07-17 Chief of Leather & Shoe Section, War Production Biard
1942-07-XX Called to Active Duty
1942-07-XX 1943-09-03 Director of Army Exchange Service, Army Service Forces
1943-10-XX 1946-06-22 Director of Special Service Division, Army Service Forces
1946-06-22 Released from Active Duty
Picture source: From: 'Industrialists in olive drab : the emergency operation of private industries during World War II' by John H. Ohly, 2000