- Maj. Gen. Henry W. Baird
- April 1941 - May 1942.
- Maj. Gen. John S. Wood
- May 1942 - December 1944.
- Maj. Gen. Hugh J. Gaffey
- December 1944 - March 1945. [See details under
2nd Armored Division.]
- Maj. Gen. William M. Hoge
- March 1945 - June 1945. Gen. Hoge formerly commanded CC B of the
9th Armored Division. He
commanded IX Corps in Korea and later served as Commander in Chief of
the U.S. Army in Europe. He retired in 1955.
- Brig. Gen. Bruce C. Clarke (1901-1988)
- June 1945 - July 1945.
Gen. Clarke served in the
7th Armored Division prior to joining
the 4th. In the 1950s, Gen. Clarke would command the
1st Armored Division,
I Corps, X Corps, and Seventh Army. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
- Brig. Gen. W. Lyn Roberts
- July 1945 - September 1945.
- Maj. Gen. Fay B. Prickett
- September 1945 - Inactivation. [See details under
75th Infantry Division.]
1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the
, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950.
2. Order of Battle of the United States Army, World War II, European
Theater of Operations
, Office of the Theater Historian,
Paris, France, December 1945.
3. The 4th Armored: From the Beach to Bastogne
• 4th Armored Division History
• 4th Armored Division Links
• 4th Armored Division Components
• 4th Armored Division Medal of Honor Recipients