Henry J. Muller

Henry John Muller Jr. (born April 7, 1917) is a retired American soldier who served during World War II in the United States Army with the 11th Airborne Division between 1944 and 1945.[1][2] During the Vietnam War, he served as assistant division commander of the 101st Airborne Division and as deputy senior adviser to the Vietnamese I Corps commander, Lieutenant General Lam.[3] Muller served as the assistant division commander of the 101st until September 12, 1969.[4]

Henry J. Muller
Born (1917-04-07) April 7, 1917 (age 103)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
RankUS-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier general
Battles/warsWorld War II
Vietnam War

In 2016, his wife Cathryn C. Muller died. She had studied Spanish with her husband and subsequently accompanied him on three diplomatic assignments to El Salvador, Panama, and Argentina. She was a mother to Henry J. Muller III and Robert A. Muller.[5]


  1. ^ "Muller, Henry J., 1917-". Archived from the original on 2014-09-22. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  2. ^ "Online Archive of California: Overview of the Henry J. Muller, Jr. papers". Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  3. ^ "Chapter IV: Loc Ninh (October-November 1967), page 55". Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  4. ^ "Operational Report, Lessons Learned, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) for Period Ending 31 October 1969" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  5. ^ "Cathryn C. Muller obituary". Retrieved 2019-04-16.