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