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Wilmot Alfred Danielson
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography & Gravesite Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, July 2007

Wilmot Alfred Danielson (1884-1966)

Born in Des Moines, Iowa on July 25, 1884.

B.S. from Iowa State College in 1907.

Enlisted service with the Iowa National Guard 1905-1908. Commissioned in the Field Artillery in 1918. Served with the 131st and 133rd Field Artillery in France October 1918-March 1919, then in the Philippines July 1919-July 1922. M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1926. Quartermaster at Fort Knox July 1937-March 1940.

Constructing Quartermaster at the Panama Canal Zone March 1940-November 1941. Brigadier General in April 1941. Commander of Memphis General Depot 1941-1944. Retired in July 1946. Decorations included the Legion of Merit.  Died on March 3, 1966.

WA Danielson Gravesite PHOTO

DANIELSON, WILMOT ALFRED
B/GEN USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/25/1884
DATE OF DEATH: 03/03/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 160 A-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 30 July 2007
Legion of Merit