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Public Papers - 1989 - September

Appointment of David H. Sudderth, Jr., as a Member of the American Battle Monuments Commission


The President today announced his intention to appoint Brig. Gen. David H. Sudderth, Jr., as a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He would succeed William E. Hickey.

Since 1974 General Sudderth has served as program development manager for marketing in the Saudi Arabian program office of the Missile Systems Division at the Raytheon Co. in Andover, MA. Prior to this, General Sudderth served as Infantry company commander, Artillery battery commander, Chief of Air Defense Artillery Personnel, Commanding General 31st Artillery Brigade and Deputy J3 (Operations) North American Air Defense Command. He served in the U.S. Army (private to general officer) for 28 years with extensive decorations, including the World War II Victory Medal, the Presidential Unit Citation, and the Distinguished Service Medal. General Sudderth retired from the U.S. Army in 1974.

General Sudderth graduated from the University of Maryland (B.S., 1954), the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Air War College. He was born June 4, 1923, in Leesburg, FL. General Sudderth is married, has two children, and currently resides in Salem, NH.

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