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CANDEE, Robert Chapin Papers (1921-1932)

.12 cu ft

Call No. 167.605

IRIS No. 00121415

(1892-1963). Brigadier General. USAF, 1922-1952. Born 4 June 1892, Hinsdale, IL. AB, Cornell U, 1915. Air Corps Tactical School, 1927; Command and General Staff School, 1928; Army War College, 1936; Naval War College, 1937. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Cavalry, November 1916, and served to grade of Captain, 1916-1922; began duty with Air Service, July 1922. Career assignments include: Director of Bombardment Training and Senior Instructor, Kelly Field, 1923-1926; Instructor, Air Corps Tactical School, 1928-1932; various staff and command duties, 1932-1952. Retired June 1952. Died 23 June 1963, Andrews AFB, MD.

Personal papers relating to Candee's career. Includes a collection of photographs, primarily of Air Corps Tactical School faculty and staff, 1928-1932.