Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin

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James Maurice Gavin

Also Known As: "Jumpin Jim"
Birthplace: New York
Death: February 25, 1990 (82)
Baltimore, Maryland (Parkinson )
Place of Burial: New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Martin Gavin
Husband of Jean Gavin and Private
Father of Marjorie Aileen Gavin Lewis; Private; Private; Private and Private

Managed by: Marjorie Aileen Gavin Lewis
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About Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin

James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin (March 22, 1907 – February 23, 1990) was a senior officer of the United States Army, with the rank of lieutenant general, who was the third commander of the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

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Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin's Timeline

March 22, 1907
New York
February 25, 1990
Age 82
Baltimore, Maryland
New York