Walter Campbell SHORT Edit Profile
University of 111., Bachelor of Arts, 1901. Command and General Staff School, 1921. Army War College, 1925.
1 son, Walter Deap. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1902, and advanced through grades to major general, 1936. Served in France with 1st Division on General Staff at General Headquarters and as assistant chief of staff, 3d Army, during World War. Commanded 2d Brigade, Fort Ontario, New York, 1937-1938.
Commanded 1st Division, Fort Hamilton, New York, 1938-1940. Commanded 4th Army Corps, March-June 1940, 1st Army Corps, October-Dec 1940. Promoted to Lieutenant general February 1941, commanding Hawaiian Department, February to December 1941.
Assigned to head traffic department, Ford Motor Company, Dallas, Texas, September 1942.
Member, General Staff, G.H.Q., American Expeditionary Forces, 1918. Promoted Colonel and assigned as Assistant Chief of Staff, 3d Army, American Expeditionary Forces, 1918. Served in Germany, 1918-1919.
War Department General Staff, 1921-1924. Served in Porto Rico, 1925-1928. Instructor at the Command and General Staff School, 1919-1921 and 1928-1930.
Awarded Distinguished Service Medal. by the United States, The Decoration of Officer of National Order of the Legion of Honor by the French Republic, for service in France. Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.
Married Isabel Dean, November 4, 1914.