Gilbert Richard Cook Edit Profile
Student of University Arkansas, 1905-1906, Arkansas Military Academy, 1906-1907. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1912. Distinguished graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1925.
Graduate Infantry School, Advanced Course, 1930, Tank School, 1931, Army War College, 1932.
; children—Gilbert Richard, CeCe Adair, Martha Hardin (adopted). Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, June 12, 1912, advanced through the grades to major general (temporary), August 10, 1942. Served as captain, major and lieutenant colonel, 58th Infantry, 1918-1919.
Commanding officer of infantry regiment and assistant division commander in H.I., 1941-1942. Commanding general of infantry division, 1942-1943. Commanding general 12th Corps, 1943-1944.
Deputy commanding general 3d Army, 1944. Hq. Army Ground Force, 1945. Advisory group, O.C. of S., West Indies 1946-1948.
Retired 1948. Army adviser Hoover Commission, 1948.
Married Doris Adair Frederick, September 2, 1914 (deceased. Children: Gilbert Richard, CeCe Adair, Martha Hardin (adopted).