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 John Henry Stanford

John Henry Stanford

Birth
Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 Nov 1998 (aged 60)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7A, Lot 77, map grid U-24.
Memorial ID 6604 · View Source
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US Army Major General. Born in Darby, Pennsylvania, he had a distinguished military career as Deputy Commanding General of US Army Aviation Systems Command and as Executive Secretary to Secretary of Defense in the 1980s. He retired from active service a Major General in 1991. In 1995, he was the first African American in Washington State history to be appointed Seattle School Superintendent, a position he held until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6604
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Stanford (14 Sep 1938–28 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6604, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .