Claire Lee Chennault (CAT)
John Robertson

Claire Lee Chennault (CAT)

born 6.9.1893 Commerce,Texas
son of John Stonewall Jackson and Jesse Lee Chennault
raised Waterproof,Louisiana
Louisiana State University 1909-10 (ROTC)
pilot USAAS in WWI
Chief of Pursuit Training,USAAC 1930s
retired 1937
American Volunteer Group (Flying Tigers) 1941-42
Colonel USAAF 1942
Brigadier + Major General
GOC 14th Air Force
created Civil Air Transport 1950s
promoted Lieutenant General 1 day before he died
married Nell Thompson (divorced)
married Chen Xiangmei (later known as Anna Chennault)
died 27.7.1958
Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia Section 2 Site 872
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