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(Michigan & Magdalen 1947) (14 September 1921 - 28 March 2019)

Major General George Anthony Rebh was born on September 14, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan. George attended West Point from 1939 to 1943. He secured a Rhodes scholarship and earned a BA and MA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Oxford from 1947 to 1950. He organised the university's first basketball team serving as player, captain and coach to play goodwill games on the Continent (splitting an eight game series with the Czech Olympic team). General Rebh's military career spanned 33 years. He received national recognition for managing major public construction yet he felt he did his best work on military projects few knew about.

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