Major General Huynh Van Cao

Full Name: Huynh Van Cao

Date and Place of Birth: September 26, 1927

Family status: Married, ten children

Education:

- Graduate, Military School, Hue, 1950

- College of Tactics, Hanoi, 1952

- Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, 1958

Present position: Senator

Former positions:

- Platoon Leader, 1950-1951

- Company commander, 1951-1952

- Battalion commander, 1953-1954

- Chief of the Special Staff, Presidency 1955-1957

- Commander, 13th Infantry Division, 1957-1958

- Commander, 7th Infantry Division and Tien Giang Tactical Zone, 1959-1962

- Chief negotiator, Vietnamese Delegation to Meeting with Cambodian Delegation on Vietnam-Cambodia Borders, March, 1964

- General commissioner, Popular Complaints and Suggestions Office, May 4, 1964

- Chief, General Political Warfare Department 1965-1966

- Commanding General, First Corps, May 16-30, 1966

- Chairman, Social Democrat Bloc, Senate, 1967-1968

- Chairman, foreign Affairs and Information Committee, Senate, 1968

- First Deputy Chairman, Senate, 1970-1971

Decorations, awards:

- Commander of the National Order of Vietnam

- Officer of the National Order of Vietnam with Gallantry Cross with Palm

- Knight of the National Order of Vietnam with Gallantry Cross with Palm

Who's Who In Vietnam
Vietnam Press, Saigon 1972

Courtesy of Adam Sadowski

ARVN Generals
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