Harvey D. Williams

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Harvey Dean Williams Sr. (July 30, 1930 – August 7, 2020)[1] was a United States Army major general. He was the first African-American post commander of Fort Myer.[2]

He was the Deputy Inspector General of the U.S. Army in 1980. He was a commander in the Korean War and Vietnam War. He was born in Whiteville, North Carolina.

Williams died from Parkinson's disease on August 7, 2020 in Germantown, Maryland at the age of 90.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "MG Harvey Dean Williams, US Army, (Ret.)". Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  2. "First African-American Fort Myer commander still considers post home". Retrieved 2020-07-20.