Paul Wakefield (general)
Paul Louis Wakefield
|Born||May 6, 1895|
|Died||March 23, 1961 (aged 65)|
|Resting place||Austin Memorial Park|
|Education||Lovelady High School University of Texas at Austin|
Wakefield was born, raised, and attended school in Lovelady, Texas. After graduation, he attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in journalism.
He served in the United States Army during World War I. Later, he was appointed 1st Lieutenant in the Texas National Guard, where he eventually became a Major General. In 1949, he was the director of the Selective Service in the state of Texas in 1949 before retiring in 1955.
Personal life and deathEdit
Wakefield was married twice, the first ending in divorce. He had one son. He died in Austin in 1961.