West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
General Maxwell D. Taylor
USMA Class of 1922
Instructor, French and Spanish, USMA 1927 – 1932
Superintendent, USMA 1945 – 1949
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Commander, Eighth Army, Korea:
Chief of Staff, U.S. Army: 1955 – 1959
Military Advisor to the President: 1961 – 1962
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff: 1962 – 1964
Ambassador to Republic of Vietnam: 1964 – 1965
Born 26 August 1901 Died 19 April 1987
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1987.
Location. 41° 23.398′ N, 73° 57.366′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Point Bicentennial (here, next to this marker); 150th Anniversary of the USMA (here, next to this marker); 150th Birthday of the USMA (here, next to this marker); Twentieth Century Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Reconciliation Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thayer Walk (about 600 feet away); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this marker. The logo of the United States Military Academy appears at the top of the marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.