Willard Stewart Paul
Lieutenant General, United States Army
Stewart Paul was born at Worcester, Massachusetts, February 28, 1894. He
was a student at Clark University, Dartmouth. Massachusetts, and attended
American University, 1942, LLD, 1958. LLD, Roanoke, Virginia College, 1959.
He married Ruth Sieurin, April 14, 1919 (died 1953). He married a second time to Louella Musselman Arnold, August 12, 1958.
He enlisted in the Colorado Field Artillery in 1916. He was appointed a Second Lieutenant, United States Army in 1917 and advanced through grades to Lieutenant General in 1948.
He was a graduate of the Infantry School, Officers Course, 1921, Advanced Course, 1930. Command and General Staff School, 1925, the Army War College, 1937.
General Paul was an instructor at the Infantry School, 1930-33. He was detailed to the Adjutant General's Department, 1937-41. He was in charge of classification of all military personnel. He served on the General Staff Corps as G-4, General Headquarters and Army Ground Forces, World War II. He was Commander of the 26th Infantry Division; was G-1, Supreme Headquarters Allied Forces in Europe (SHAEF). He then served as Deputy Chief of Staff USFET; Assistant Chief of STaff, G-1, Personnel WDGS and as a consultant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Manpower; Assistant Director, ODM.
Following his retirement from the military he served as the President of Gettysburg College, 1956, and as Director of the International Christian Leadership. He was also a Member, Retired Officers Association (President) He was a Republican, a Mason (32 degree) and a Presbyterian.
General Paul died on March 21, 1966 and was buried in Section 30 (Grave 1073) of Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
Both his first wife, Ruth Mary Sieurin Paul
(1892-1953), whos served as an Army Nurse in World War I and his secon
wife, Luella Musselman Paul (1910-1978), are buried with him.
Mrs. Paul was honored by the College with the
Alumni Meritorious Service
PAUL, WILLARD S
LT. GEN. USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/28/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 03/21/1966
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/29/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 1074 RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
PAUL, RUTH M SIEURIN
Posted: 12 July 2000 Updated: 10 April 2004 Updated: 7 September 2004 Updated: 15 May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008