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Charles Harvey "Chuck" Roadman, Sr
Birth: Jul. 7, 1914
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 2000
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

US Air Force Major General. In 1935, he graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Dakota Wesleyan University. He then graduated from Northwestern University Medical School as a doctor of medicine in 1939 and served his internship at Baylor University Hospital, Dallas, Texas. He entered the military with the Medical Corps in October 1940, completed the School of Aviation Medicine in 1941, entered flying training and received his pilot wings in 1942. During World War II, he assisted in the development of the Central Pilot Instructor's School of the US Army Air Corps. After the war, he was assigned to the School of Aviation Medicine as Chief of the Preventive Medicine Division, as operations and executive officer. During the 1950s, he served with the US Air Force in the Korean War, plus was assistant air attaché to the US Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina and served as chief of the Human Factors Division in the Directorate of Research and Development, Headquarters US Air Force. In June 1960, he was assigned to the National Aeronautics and became director at the rank of Brigadier General in 1961. He was director of Aerospace Medicine, Manned Spaceflight, NASA, for the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and the Manned Lunar Landing projects. In July 1963, General Roadman was assigned to Headquarters Air Defense Command, Air Force Base, Colorado, as command surgeon. He assumed command of the Aerospace Medical Division, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, in May 1966 and later served in the Vietnam War. He retired as a Major General in 1973. His son, Lieutenant General Charles H. Roadman, Jr., became the US Air Force Surgeon General. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl A. Roadman (1885 - 1967)
  Irma L. Keene Roadman (1886 - 1976)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Anne Roadman (1918 - 2013)*
  Jeannette Lusk Brickell Lang (1915 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 26 Site 1346
 
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Record added: May 02, 2000
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- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
THANK YOU MAJ GENERAL FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY REST IN PEACE
- Bradley
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014

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