Muldrow, Hal L. | 1968
- Birth and Death Year | 1905 - 1983
- Induction Year | 1968
- Profession | Military
- Oklahoma Connection | Muldrow was born in Tishomingo, Indian Territory.
- Hometown | Norman
Gen. Muldrow was the grandson of Osborn Fisher, a Choctaw who came to Oklahoma on the Trail of Tears in 1832. Fisher was recognized as a Great Oklahoma Choctaw and was a member of the Choctaw Legislature. He served as a spokesman for the tribe in Washington, D.C.
"OU grads including Hal Muldrow and Russell Dwight Funk would turn a potential military disaster into an Allied victory on the embattled beachhead of Salerno, Italy, in 1943." - John Greiner for The Oklahoman, 2016
Oklahoma native Hal L. Muldrow graduated from the University of Oklahoma (1928) and was commissioned as second lieutenant in the Oklahoma National Guard (1928 to 1929). He served in the 45th Infantry Division, Oklahoma Army National Guard, as an artillery battalion commander in World War II, as artillery commanding general in the Korean War, and as division commander and major general following the Korean War. He retired from the 45th in 1960 and lived in Norman when he was elected to the state senate (1962-1966). He operated Muldrow Insurance Agency in Norman until his death.
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