STREETT, ST. CLAIR Papers. 1916-1957
Published January 25, 2008
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Call No. 168.7166
IRIS Nos. 1038676-1038678
(1893-1970). Major General. USAF, 1916-1952. Born 6 October 1893, Washington, DC. Air Service Tactical School, 1926; Command and General Staff School, 1934; Army War College, 1935. Served to grade of Sergeant, Signal Enlisted Reserve Corps, 1916-1917; commissioned First Lieutenant, Aviation Section, Signal Officer Reserve Corps, October 1917. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1917-1942; including participation in the Alaskan Flight of 1920; Commanding General, Third Air Force, 1942-1943; Commanding General, Second Air Force, 1943-1944; Commanding General, Thirteenth Air Force Task Force, 1944; Commander, Continental Air Force, 1945-1946; Deputy Commander, Strategic Air Command, 1946-1947; Chief, Military Personnel Procurement Service, 1947-1948; Air Inspector, HQ USAF, 1948; Deputy Inspector General, 1948-1949; Deputy Commander, Air Materiel Command (AMC), 1949-1951; Special Assistant to Commanding General, AMC, 1951-1952. Retired February 1952. Died 28 September 1970, Andrews AFB, MD.
Personal papers relating to Streett's military career. Includes Officer's Record Book (196-1919) and miscellaneous correspondence received by Streett (1918-1955). Also includes "The History of Bolling Field, Anacostia, DC, 1917-1940" by C.R. Rowdybush.