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Larsen, Henry Louis (1890-1962)

Larsen commanded 2 Marine Brigade and served as military governor of Samoa in 1942. He later commanded the Guam garrison. Postwar, he served for ten years as Colorado's Director of Civil Defense.

Service record

1890-12-10

Born at Chicago
1913
Second lieutenant      
Commissioned in the Marine Corps
1917-6

France
1930

Electoral mission, Nicaragua
1938

Director, Plans and Policies, Headquarters Marine Corps
1941-12-24       Brigadier general
Commander, 2 Marine Brigade
1943-6

Commander, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
1944-7-21
Major general
Island Commander, Guam
1946-5

Commander, Department of the Pacific
1946-11-1
Lieutenant general     
Retires from Marine Corps
1949

Colorado Director of Civil Defense
1959

Retires
1962-10-2

Dies at Denver, Colorado

References

Arlington National Cemetary Website (accessed 2008-10-11)

Rottman (2002)



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