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List of Commanders of 24th Infantry Division (United States)

Taro leaf insignia of the 24th Infantry Division

This is a list of commanders of the 24th Infantry Division of the United States Army, which was activated in 1941.[1] It was inactive from 1957 to 1958, 1970 to 1975, 1996 to 1999, and since 2006.[1] The 24th Division's antecedents were known as the Hawaiian Division, which existed from 1921 to 1941.[2]

Contents

CommandersEdit

  1. MG Durward S. Wilson, October 1941 – July 1942
  2. MG Frederick A. Irving, August 1942 – October 1944
  3. MG Roscoe B. Woodruff, November 1944 – November 1945
  4. BG Kenneth F. Cramer, November 1945 – December 1945
  5. MG James A. Lester, December 1945 – January 1948
  6. MG Albert C. Smith, January 1948 – April 1949
  7. MG Anthony C. McAuliffe, April 1949 - May 1949
  8. MG William F. Dean, June 1949 – July 1950
  9. MG John H. Church, July 1950 – January 1951
  10. MG Blackshear M. Bryan, January 1951 – December 1951
  11. MG Henry I. Hodes, January 1952 – February 1952
  12. BG Paul D. Adams, February 1952 – March 1952
  13. BG George W. Smythe, March 1952 – October 1952
  14. BG Wilbur E. Dunkelberg, October 7-30, 1952
  15. BG Barksdale Hamlett, October 1952 – November 1952
  16. MG Charles L. Dasher Jr., November 1952 – October 1953
  17. MG Carter B. Magruder, November 1953 – January 1954
  18. BG Carl I. Hutton, January 1954 – February 1954
  19. MG Paul D. Harkins, March 1954 – July 1954
  20. MG Mark McClure, July 1954 – June 1955
  21. MG Stanhope B. Mason, July 1955 – October 1956
  22. MG Russell L. Vittrup, October 1956 – April 1957
  23. BG Charles H. Bonesteel III, April 1957 – May 1957
  24. MG Ralph W. Zwicker, May 1957 – October 1957 (Division Inactive October 1957 – July 1958)
  25. MG Ralph C. Cooper, July 1958 – September 1959
  26. BG Albert Watson II, September 1959 – October 1959
  27. BG Autry J. Maroun, October 1959 – November 1959
  28. MG Edwin A. Walker, November 1959 – April 1961
  29. BG Harry J. Lemley, April 1961 – May 1961
  30. MG Charles H. Bonesteel III, May 1961 – April 1962
  31. MG Benjamin F. Taylor, April 1962 – April 1963
  32. BG William A. Enemark, April 1963 – May 1963
  33. MG William A. Cunningham III, May 1963 – July 1965
  34. MG Edward L. Rowny, July 1965 – September 1966
  35. BG Herron M. Maples, September 1966 – October 1966
  36. MG Roderick A. Wetherill, October 1966 – August 1968
  37. MG Linton S. Boatwright, August 1968 – September 1969
  38. MG Robert R. Linville, September 1969 – March 1970 (Division Inactive April 1970 – September 1975)
  39. MG Donald E. Rosenblum, September 1975 – September 1977
  40. MG James B. Vaught, September 1977 – August 1979
  41. MG James F. Cochran III, August 1979 – May 1981
  42. MG John R. Galvin, June 1981 – June 1983
  43. MG H. Norman Schwarzkopf, June 1983 – June 1985
  44. MG Andrew L. Cooley, June 1985 – July 1987
  45. MG Michael F. Sprigelmire, July 1987 – September 1988
  46. MG Horace G. Taylor, September 1988 – June 1990
  47. MG Barry R. McCaffrey, June 1990 – May 1992
  48. MG Paul E. Blackwell, May 1992 – June 1994
  49. MG Joseph E. DeFrancisco, June 1994 - May 1996 (Inactive April 1996 – 5 June 1999)
  50. MG Freddy E. McFarren, 9 June 1999 - 4 August 2000
  51. MG Robert J. St. Onge Jr., 4 August 2000 - 7 November 2001
  52. MG Thomas F. Metz, 7 November 2001- 3 February 2003
  53. BG Frank Helmick, 3 February 2003 - 15 May 2003
  54. MG Dennis E. Hardy, 15 May 2003 - 1 August 2006 (Inactive since August 2006)

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

InternetEdit

  • "24th Infantry Division Commanding Generals". 24thida.com. Brunswick, GA: The 24th Infantry Division Association. 2010. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  • Tredway, Norman E. (2010). "24th Infantry Division History". 24thida.com. Brunswick, GA: The 24th Infantry Division Association. Retrieved May 26, 2018.