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George C. Marshall
34th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1945 – February 16, 1953
Monarch Henry IV
Vice President Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Henry A. Wallace
Succeeded by Earl Warren
Personal details
Born George Catlett Marshall
December 31, 1880
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died October 16, 1959 (aged 78)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Religion Episcopalian
Military service
Service/branch Flag of the United States Army United States Army
Years of service 1902–1945, 1953–1959
Rank US-O11 insignia General of the Army
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Distinguished Service Medal ribbon Distinguished Service Medal (x2)
Silver Star ribbon Silver Star
Medal of Honor Ribbon Medal of Honor (posthumously; 1965)

George Catlett Marshall (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American statesman and soldier who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1945 to 1953. He served as the commander of the U.S. Army Forces Midwest and oversaw an American victory over the Confederate States.

Marshall's presidency is marked by the Marshall Plan, an extensive plan that involved reintegrating the Confederate States and Canada into the United States, as well as making peace with the defeated Axis Powers.

George Marshall is widely held as one of America's greatest presidents due to his accomplishments in office.