Born: 7/1/1877 Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 11/26/1970 Chicago, Illinois
Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. was the first African-American general officer in the United States Army. He was the father of Air Force General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
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- Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Croix de guerre 1939–1945, Africa Star