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Robert Creel Marshall

Robert Creel Marshall was business executive, retired army officer. Registered professional engineer, District of Columbia. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air medal, Purple Heart. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, Association United States Army.

Background

  • Marshall, Robert Creel was born on November 10, 1921 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of James Creel and Mabel Estelle (Wolff) Marshall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1943. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1948.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1943, advanced through grades to major general, 1971. Company Commander 305th Engineers, 80th Infantry Division Europe, 1944-1945. Adviser Greek National Army, 1951-1954.

      Assistant professor military history United States Military Academy, 1955-1958. Assistant director civil works Office Chief Engineers, 1961-1964. District engineer Mobile, 1964-1967.

      Commander engineering combat group Viet Nam, 1967-1968. Commanding general Safeguard System Command Huntsville, Alabama, 1968-1973. Deputy chief staff Headquarters Forces Command Atlanta, 1973-1974.

      Program manager ballistic missile defense system Office Chief Staff United States Army, Washington, 1974-1976. Deputy chief engineers, 1976-1977. President (Mississippi River Commission), Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1977-1980.

      Retired United States Army, 1980. Vice president Michael Baker Corporation, Beaver, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, District of Columbia.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, Association United States Army.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Pie, April 19, 1947. Children: James Creel, Elton Allen (deceased), Mary Marshall Kennedy, Michael Smith, Sarah Constance, Robert Creel, John O'Byrne, Priscilla Loudon Danner.
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    Died March 16, 2008
    (aged 86)
    • 1943
      United States Military Academy
    • 1948
      Cornell University
    • 1943
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1944 - 1945
      company Commander 305th Engineer, s
    • 1951 - 1954
      adviser Greek National Army
    • 1955 - 1958
      assistant, professor military history United States Military Academy
    • 1961 - 1964
      assistant, director civil works Office Chief Engineers
    • 1964 - 1967
      district engineer, Mobile
    • 1967 - 1968
      Commander engineer, engineering combat group Viet Nam
    • 1968 - 1973
      commanding general Safeguard System Command Huntsville
      Alabama, United States
    • 1971
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1973 - 1974
      deputy chief staff Headquarters Forces Command Atlanta
    • 1974 - 1976
      program manager, ballistic missile defense system Office Chief Staff United States Army
      Washington, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      deputy chief engineer, s
    • 1977 - 1980
      president, (Mississippi River Commission)
      Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      vice president, Michael Baker Corporation
      Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1980
      retired, United States Army
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