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army officer , writer

William Darryl Henderson, Canadian army officer, writer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman's Badge.


Henderson, William Darryl was born on August 26, 1938 in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Came to the United States, 1953. Son of William Roland and Flora (McCallum) Henderson.


Student, University Vienna, Austria, 1960. Bachelor in Political Science, Stanford University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations and Comparative Politics, University Pittsburgh, 1970.

Graduate (honorary), Commanded General Staff College, 1974. Postgraduate, National War College, 1982.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1961;advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army, 1988;writer, San Francisco Examiner, 1990;writer, consultant, Canada Government, Ottawa, 1991-1992;appointed presidential commissioner, Women in the Armed Forces, Washington, since 1992. Assistant professor United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1972. Military correspondent San Francisco Examiner, 1991. testified Senate and House Armed Superior vena cava syndrome Committee,1993.



Married Marilyn Jean Rapp, November 1964 (divorced 1981). Children: Gregory, Timothy. Married Mary Ann Gutman, December 6, 1985.

William Roland Henderson

Flora (McCallum) Henderson

Marilyn Jean Rapp

Mary Ann Gutman

Gregory Henderson

Timothy Henderson