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Lt. General Julius W. Becton, Jr.

Living History With Ted Goldsborough

Lt. General Julius W. Becton, Jr. (USA-Retired), LMHS 1944, Bryn Mawr Elementary School. General Becton grew up at Bryn Mawr Court (College Hall) Apartments at Montgomery and Morris Avenues. He rose to be a lieutenant general in the army, one of the highest-ranking African-Americans in U. S. military history. He is a Distinguished Alumnus of Lower Merion High School. Recorded September 11, 2013.