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us: Petersen, Frank E.


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Frank Emmanuel
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1932-03-02
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-08-25
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Topeka (Kan.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Stevensville (Md.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Marine Corps
        • Affiliation Start: 1952
        • Affiliation End: 1988
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Affiliation Start

        1952
    • Affiliation End

        1988
    • Source

        New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Affiliation End: 1952
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Navy
    • Affiliation Start

        1950
    • Affiliation End

        1952
    • Source

        New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Source

        Wikipedia, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Source

        New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Source

        Wikipedia, viewed Aug. 27, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Into the tiger's jaw, 1998: CIP t.p. (Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen; 1st Black marine aviator) galley (lives nr. Washington, D.C.; retired from the Navy after almost forty years; 1st African-American flag officer and to date only three-star general in the history of the U.S. Marines)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 27, 2015 (in obituary published Aug. 26: Frank E. Petersen; Frank E. Petersen Jr.; b. Frank Emmanuel Petersen Jr., Mar. 2, 1932, Topeka, Kan.; d. Tuesday [Aug. 25, 2015], Stevensville, Md., aged 83; suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was even arrested at an officers' club on suspicion of impersonating a lieutenant, but who endured to become the first black aviator and the first black general in the Marine Corps)
  • Change Notes

    • 1998-05-19: new
    • 2015-08-27: revised
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