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Maj. Gen. Cortlandt Parker
August 1941 - June 1943. Gen. Parker was the former artillery commander. Afterwards, Gen. Parker served as commander of the Southern California Sector in the Western Defence Command. He died in 1960 and is buried in Rhode Island.
Maj. Gen. Stafford Leroy Irwin
June 1943 - April 1945. Gen. Irwin formerly commanded artillery in the 9th Infantry Division. He assumed command of the XXII Corps in 1945.
Maj. Gen. Albert E. Brown
April 1945 - June 1946.

1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, 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.

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