Nominated by President Truman to be Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps: Lieut. General Lemuel Cornick Shepherd Jr.
Born: February 10, 1896, in Norfolk, Va., only son (two sisters) of Lemuel C. Shepherd, a physician. His mother was Emma Lucretia Cartwright of Nantucket.
Education: Public schools in Norfolk; Virginia Military Institute.
Family: Married Dec. 30, 1922 to Virginia Tunstall Driver, a strikingly handsome woman. Three children: two sons, Lemuel III, 26, and Wilson, 23, both Marine lieutenants, and both married this year to naval officers' daughters. One daughter, Virginia, 22, also married this year,...