Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

 Profile of  Robert B. Landry
Brief profile :
Air Force Aide to the President, 1948-1953
Personal Papers :  Robert B. Landry Papers
Oral History : Robert B. Landry
Online Photos: Landry photos
Biographical sketch :  
1909 (December 1) Born, New Orleans, Louisiana
1928 Attended Tulane University
1932 Graduated from U.S. Military Academy and commissioned as Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
1935 Became pilot in U.S. Army Air Corps
1942-1945 Served with Eighth U.S. Air Force in Great Britain during World War II, and awarded Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal, among other decorations
1948-1953 Served as first U.S. Air Force Aide to the President
1962 Retired from U.S. Air Force with rank of Major General
2000 (July 14) Died, Scottsdale, Arizona