Sixtus Petraeus

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Dutch-born sea captain and father of four-star U.S. Army Lt. Gen. David Howell Petraeus serving as top military commander of the American-based Multi-National Force stationed in Iraq who had sailed into New York Harbor just as World War II began and commanded a Liberty ship through Russian waters, but later gave up sea duty to settle in Hudson, New York, where he worked for a power company.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 23, 1915

 

Died: June 19, 2008

 

Location: Santa Clarita, California