John J. Pershing Rank
About John J. Pershing
John J. Pershing, also known by the nickname "Black Jack", was a U.S. Army general best remembered for commanding the legendary American Expeditionary Force (AEF) that fought alongside British and French allied forces against the German Army during World War I. For his extraordinary service in World War I, he was in 1919 promoted by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson to the rank of General of the Armies, which is the highest military rank a soldier can receive in the United States Armed Forces.
He married Helen Frances Warren in 1905 and fathered four children with her, including Francis Warren, who also became a renowned soldier.
In 1915, his wife Helen and their three young daughters died tragically in a fire accident at their home.
He is the first American in history to hold, during his lifetime, the rank of General of the Armies.
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John J. Pershing's Popularity
John J. Pershing was a famous American general, who was born on September 13, 1860. As a person born on this date, John J. Pershing is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (September 13) and the 5th most popular for the year (1860).
People born on September 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. John J. Pershing is the 520th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to John J. Pershing's birthday, John J. Pershing is the 3800th most famous American.
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