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John Holloway Cushman, American writer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal.


Cushman, John Holloway was born on October 3, 1921 in Tientsin, China.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1944. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950.


Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1944;advanced through grades to Lieutenant general, United States Army, 1976;various assignments, 1944-1960;member of staff, (Office secretary Defense), Washington, 1961-1962;military assistant to Secretary Army, Washington, 1962-1963;senior advisor, (21st Division), Vietnam, 1963-1964;chief of staff, (101st Airborne Division), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 1965-1967;commander 2d brigade, (101st Airborne Division), Vietnam, 1967-1968;commanding general, (101st Airborne Division), Fort Devens, Massachusetts, 1968-1970;commanding general, (Delta Regional Assistance Command), Vietnam, 1971-1972;commanding general, (101st Airborne Division), Fort Campbell, 1972-1973;commandant, United States Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1973-1975;commanding general, I Corps (Republic of Korea/United States) Group, Korea, 1976-1978;retired, I Corps (Republic of Korea/United States) Group, 1978.


Son of Horace Oscar and Kathleen (O'Neill) C. (parents American citizens). Married Nancy Townsend Troland, June 27, 1946. Children– Constance, Cecelia, Kathleen, Mary, John, Theodore, Anne.

Horace Oscar American

Kathleen (O'Neill) C. (parents American

Nancy Townsend Troland

Constance Cushman

Cecelia Cushman

Kathleen Cushman

Mary Cushman

John Cushman

Theodore Cushman

Anne Cushman