Louis H. Buehl III
Lieutenant General, United States Marine Corps
H. Buehl III died at Bethesda Naval Medical Center on October 5, 1988 after
having suffered a stroke. He was 56 and held the number-three job in the
Marine Corps since October 1987. He was outranked only by the Commandant
and the Assistant Commandant.
He was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War and had served as Commanding General of the Marine Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Reserve Affairs and as Senior Military Assistant to William H. Taft IV, Deputy Secretary of Defense. He was a native of Pittsburgh, was a graduate of Miami University. He won the first of his three stars in April 1982 when he assumed command of the 1st Marine Brigade at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
He is buried in Section 7-A of Arlington National
Cemetery, near the Memorial Amphitheater and the
of the Unknowns.
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Updated: 17 October 2002 Updated: 9 March 2003 Updated: 10 August 2003 Updated: 27 November 2005
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003