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Marlborough Churchill
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Marlborough Churchill, (August 11, 1878 Andover, Massachusetts - July 9, 1942), was a U.S. Army officer, and a distant relative of Winston Churchill.

Churchill received an A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1900. He was commissioned in the Field Artillery Branch.

In 1917, Colonel Churchill served on the general staff of the American Expeditionary Force in France. On 5 June 1918 Churchill, then a Brigadier General, succeeded Ralph Van Deman as head of the Military Intelligence Branch of the War Department. He remained head until 19 August 1920.

Together with Herbert Yardley, he was instrumental in establishing the joint State and War Department's Cipher Bureau, the American Black Chamber.

General Churchill is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.


CHURCHILL, MARLBOROUGH
BRIGADIER GENERAL USA RETIRED WWI
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/11/1878
DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1947
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE SH-385
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CHURCHILL, MARY S W/O MARLBOROUGH
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/31/1878
DATE OF DEATH: 05/04/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 385 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


  Posted:  4 February 2007