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Isaac Davis White

Date of birth: March 6, 1901
Date of death: June 11, 1990
Burial location: Peterborough, New Hampshire
Place of Birth: New Hampshire, Peterborough
Home of record: Hanover New Hampshire

Isaac White retired as a U.S. Army General. Because of his extensive experience in tank warfare, Armor magazine dubbed him "Mr. Armor" upon his retirement.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War II.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 78 (1945)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility from 16 August 1952 to 11 August 1953.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 72 (September 23, 1953)

Action Date: August 16, 1952 - August 11, 1953

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant General

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal to General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in duties of great responsibility from August 1953 to March 1961.

General Orders: Department of the Army, General Orders No. 12 (April 11, 1961)

Action Date: August 1953 - March 1961

Service: Army

Rank: General

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action while serving as Commanding General, 2d Armored Division, during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 2d Armored Division, General Orders No. 22 (1944)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 2d Armored Division

Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star for gallantry in action while serving as Commanding General, 2d Armored Division, during World War II.

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: 2d Armored Division

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: General Isaac Davis White (ASN: 0-15080), United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Army

Rank: General