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Gen Ralph Talbot, Jr

Gen Ralph Talbot, Jr

Birth
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Death 18 Apr 1965 (aged 80)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Grave 2053
Memorial ID 5562202 · View Source
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Son of Ralph Talbot, he graduated from the US Military Academy, West Point, Class of 1905. Appointed to the Cavalry, he met and married Marguerite Morgan, daughter of Major (later Colonel) George Horace Morgan and Mary "Mollie" Brownson Morgan on 18 June 1907 at Fort Riley, Kansas. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1940. During WW-2, he commanded the Trinidad Base Command (1941-42) and later, commanded the Army Service Forces-Utah (1942-45). He received the Legion of Merit for his work, and retired in 1946. They have two children: Ralph Talbot III (born 15 July 1912 in Chattanooga, Tenn; died 2 Oct 1963) and Marguerite Lucy "Peggy Lou" Talbot (born 3 August 1919 Baltimore, MD).


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 22 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5562202
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Ralph Talbot, Jr (18 Jun 1884–18 Apr 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5562202, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .