David Goodwin Barr Edit Profile
Student Alabama Presbyterian College. Graduate Infantry School, 1921, Tank School, 1924, Army War College, 1939. Second in command Lieutenant, Infantry Reserve, 1917.
First lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, 1920, advanced through grades to major general (temporary) February 1944.
Became assistant G-4, Armoured Corps, 1940, assistant chief of staff G-4, Armored Force, 1941. Chief of staff, Armored Force, 1942. Deputy chief and chief of staff, European Theater of Operations, 1943.
Chief of staff North African Theater of Operations, and chief of staff 6th Army Group, 1944-1945. G-1 Army Ground Forces, 1945-1948. Chief, Army Advisory Group, Nanking, 1948-1949.
Commanding general 7th Infantry Division, 1949-1951. Commanding general Armored Center, 1951.
Served with 1st United States Infantry Division, World War I.
Married Vivian Louise Bell, November 5, 1924. Children: Virginia Lane, Patricia Bell.