The General Council of the War Department in session.

The General Council of the War Department in session.


Image Number

  • MSC4735

Year

  • 1937

Date Note

  • Photographed on November 9, 1937.

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General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Left to right: Colonel Allen W. Gullion, Acting The Judge Advocate General; Major General Joseph O. Mauborgne, Chief Signal Officer; Major General William H. Tschappat, Chief of Ordnance; Major General Albert H. Blanding, Chief, National Guard Bureau; Brig. General George P. Tyner, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3; Major General Stanley D. Embick, Deputy Chief of Staff; General Malin Craig, Chief of Staff; Lt. Colonel Robert L. Eichelberger, Secretary, General Staff; Brig. General Lorenzo D. Gasser, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1; Brig. General Walter Krueger, Assistant Chief of Staff, War Plans Division; Colonel E.R. Warner McCabe, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2; Major General Upton Birnie, Jr., Chief of Field Artillery; Major General Edgar T. Conley, The Adjutant General; Major General Henry Gibbins, The Quartermaster General. (Certain members were absent.)"

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    Biography Note

  • Albert H. Blanding was born in Iowa in 1876 and moved to Florida at the age of two. In 1899 he was commissioned Captain in the Florida National Guard. He became the ranking National Guard officer, commanding the Second Florida Infantry in the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916-17. Colonel Blanding commanded several brigades as a brigadier general in World War I. He was later appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as Chief of the National Guard to head the War Department's National Guard Bureau in Washington. Camp Blanding, located near Starke, was named in his honor. He retired in 1940 after 41 years of military service with the rank of Honorary Lieutenant General and served on the State Selective Service Board during World War II. Albert H. Blanding died on December 26, 1970.

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  • 1 photoprint - sepia - 8 x 10 in.

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The General Council of the War Department in session.
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Chicago Manual of Style

The General Council of the War Department in session. 1937. Sepia photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/339992>, accessed 24 May 2019.

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The General Council of the War Department in session. 1937. Sepia photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/339992>.

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(State Archives of Florida)