General Louis H. Wilson Jr.
Wilson in Football Uniform, circa 1930.
Mausoleum on the campus of Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, containing the graves of Major Reuben Webster Millsaps and his wife.
Wilson as a captain receives his Medal of Honor
Millsaps College campus.
Wilson as a BGen at the 1967 General Officers Symposium (2nd from left, top row)
Wilson with President Jimmy Carter in August 1978.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1941 from Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, where he participated in football and track.

- Louis H. Wilson Jr.

1944: Louis H. Wilson, who graduated from the college in 1941, received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guam during World War II. Wilson became a General and the 26th Commandant of the Marine Corps in 1975. He was the first Marine Corps Commandant to serve full-time on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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