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Robert Creel Marshall

army officer , business executive

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.

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.