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Charles George Holle
Major General, United States Army
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Major General Charles George Holle
Born in Ohio, October 25, 1898
Died April 17, 1989

Cadet, U. S. Military Academy 1918-20
Graduated as No. 6546, Class of 1920, June 15, 1920 
 Second Lieutenant July 2, 1920
First Lieutenant July 2, 1920 (Temporary)
Second Lieutenant December 15, 1922
First Lieutenant February 14, 1925
Captain August 1, 1935
Major July 1, 1940
Lieutenant Colonel (AUS) December 11, 1941
Colonel (AUS) June 11, 1942
Lieutenant Colonel July 2, 1943
Colonel 1948
Brigadier General May 18, 1953
Major General 1955 (DOR June 1st, 1951 AUS)

Student, The Engineer School 1920-21
Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1921-22
Assistant to District Engineer Vicksburg 1930-32
Assistant to President, Mississippi River 1932-34
Served with the Office of Chief of Engineers 1934-37
Assistant to District Engineer Memphis 1937-38
Student, Command & General Staff School 1938-39
Chief of European Division, American Battle Monument Commission 1939-40
Assistant Executive, ERTC 1941
Instructor, The Engineer School 1941
Assistant Executive Officer to the Chief of Engineers 1941-42
Assistant Engineer of Maintenance, Panama 1942-44
Chief of Control Branch, Office of the Chief of Engineers 1945
Executive to the Chief of Engineers 1945-48
Engineer of Maintenance, Panama 1948-49
District Engineer, New Orleans 1949-53
Division Engineer, South Atlantic Division 1953-55
Deputy Chief of Engineers (Construction), US.Army 1955-56
Special Assistant to the Chief of Engineers 1956-58
Retired 1958


CHARLES HOLLE, 90, A RETIRED ARMY GENERAL

WASHINGTON, April 20, 1989 Charles G. Holle, a retired Army Major General who was former Deputy Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers, died of pneumonia and complications of a stroke Monday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.  He was 90 years old and lived in Washington.

General Holle was a 1920 graduated of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as Deputy Chief of Engineers from 1954 until his retirement in 1958.  Previously he had been Chief o Construction on the St. Lawrence Seaway Project, United States Commissioner on the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses, Chairman of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors and presidents of the United States Beach Erosion Board.  He was a member of several professional engineering societies.

He is survived by his wife, Anne, and two sons, Kendrick, a retired Lieutenant Colonel, and Branford, a retired Major, both of Arlington.


From a contemporary press report:

On November 26, 2002, Anne C. B. Holle of Washington, D.C. Beloved wife of the late Major General Charles G. Holle (Retired); loving step-mother of twins Lieutenant Colonel Kendrick Holle (Retired) and Major Bradford Holle (Retired) both of Arlington, Virginia.

Mrs. Holle was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Arlington, a member of the DAR and many other lineage societies as well.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at 3 p.m. at the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer, where internment will immediately follow at Arlington National Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
 

CG Holle Photo
United States Army Photo

CG Holle Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, October 2006

HOLLE, CHARLES GEORGE
MAJ GEN   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/25/1898
DATE OF DEATH: 04/17/1989
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1906 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HOLLE, MARTHA FLORA KENDRICK W/O CHARLES GEORGE
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/26/1898
DATE OF DEATH: 04/25/1960
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1906 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 
HOLLE, ANNE C B
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/02/1907
DATE OF DEATH: 11/26/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 30  SITE 1906 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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