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First Name: James

Last Name: Moore

Birthplace: Bedford, MA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Edward

Date of Birth: 29 November 1902

Date of Death: 28 January 1986

Rank: General

Years Served: 1924-1963
James Edward Moore

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1924

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


James Edward Moore
General, U.S. Army

James Edward Moore was born on 29 November 1902 in Bedford, MA. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in the Class of 1924. He was also an alumnus of the University of North Alabama.

Notable assignments during Moore's military career include:

● Chief of Staff, 35th Infantry Division 1942
● Chief of Staff, 30th Infantry Division 1942-43
● Chief of Staff, XII Corps 1943
● Chief of Staff, Fourth United States Army 1943-44
● Chief of Staff, Ninth United States Army 1944-45
● Chief of Staff, Second United States Army 1945-46
● Deputy Chief of Staff, Second United States Army 1946-47
● Commanding General, South Sector, U.S. Army-Pacific 1947-48
● Secretary of the Army General Staff 1948-50
● Commanding General, 10th Mountain Division 1950-51
● Fitzsimons Army Hospital 1951-53
● Commandant, Army War College 1953-55
● U.S. High Commissioner, Ryukyu Islands and Commanding General, IX Corps 1955-58
● Deputy Army Chief of Staff (Military Operations) 1958-59
● Chief of Staff, SHAPE 1959-63

He retired from the Army in 1963.

Medals and Awards

Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters
Bronze Star Medal
American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal

Death and Burial

General James Edward Moore died on 28 January 1986. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, with his wife Mildred Lindberg Moore.

Honoree ID: 293   Created by: MHOH




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