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Davis, Benjamin Oliver

Pronunciation: /ˈdāvis/
(1877–1970), US military leader. In 1940, he became the first African-American general in the US Army. His son, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (1912–2002), an aviator, became the first African-American Air Force general in 1954.

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Syllabification: Da·vis, Benjamin Oliver

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