Edward Fuller Witsell Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina., 1911, Doctor of Laws, 1947. Graduate Chemical Warfare School, 1924, Army War College, 1929.
Commissioned 2d lieut., infantry, United States Army, 1912, advancing through grades to major general, 1945. Served as officer of infantry, Chemical Warfare Service, War Department General Staff and Adjunct General’s Department, Hawaii, Japan, Philippine Islands, Panama Canal Zone, and at various posts in the United States, also in War Department. Chief of staff, Hawaiian Department, United States Army, during World War I.
Director military personnel division Adjunct General’ General’ s Office, War Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1943-1945, acting adjutant general, July 1945. Appointed adjutant general, February, 1946, reapptd. 1950, retired June 1951.
Director, Army Emergency Relief, July 1951.
Married Daphne Dow, December 13, 1917. Children: Edward F., Barbara D., Mary Ellen.