William Henry Abendroth Edit Profile
Graduate Cavalry School, 1930, Chemical Warfare School, 1940, Command and General staff schedul, 1946.
Enlisted Idaho National Guard, 1913, federal service on Mexican Border, 1916-1917. Served Infantry and C.E., United States Army, World War I. Second in command Lieutenant Cavalry, Idaho National Guard, 1927, advanced through grades to major general, 1952.
Inspector general department, 1941. Provost marshal, headquarters commandant IX Corps, Hawaii, P.I., Japan. United States, World World War II.
Detailed Office Chief of Staff, United States Army, appointed resident National Guard member, 1947-1949. Commanding general District of Columbia National Guard, 1949-1968. Chief army division, National Guard Bureau, 1951-1955.
Purchasing agent, budget director, State of Idaho, 1932-1937. Rural electrification manager Idaho Power Company, 1938-1940. Adjutant general, State of Idaho, April 1946, state director Selective Service August 1946.
Member, 1947-1949; Member executive council Boy Scouts American, Washington. Member National Rifle Association, National Guard Association, American Legion, Veterans Foreign Wars.
Married Veda Mae Kirkman, May 5, 1934. Children: William Henry, Wesley Wallace.