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Events

Born

December 31, 1880

George C. Marshall

December 31, 1880 - 1959

Attended Virginia Military Institute

1897 - 1901

Married Lily Coles

1902

Commissioned in the US Army

1902

Army Tour of duty

1913 - 1924

Marshall took Army tour of duties in Philippines, France in China during WW I, peace times

Instructor at Army College Washington DC

1927

Wife Lily dies

Married Katherine Brown

1930

Army Chief of Staff

1939 - 1945

Retired from the Arm

1945

Secretary of State

1947

Secretary of Defense

1950 - 1951

Awarded Noble Peace Prize

1953

For the Marshall Plan

Death

October 16, 1959