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Frank Mahin
Birth name Frank Cadle Mahin
Born (1887-05-27)May 27, 1887 27 May 1887
Clinton, Iowa
Died July 24, 1947(1947-07-24) (aged 60)
Wayne County, Tennessee
Allegiance  United States
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major general
Battles/wars World War II era
Spouse(s) Mauree Pickering Mahin
Children 3 daughters

Major General Frank Cadle Mahin (May 27, 1887 – July 24, 1942) was an American major general during the period of World War II. He died while on active duty commanding the 33rd Division. Mahin was one of the highest-ranked American generals to die in the United States during World War II along with General Malin Craig, Major General Herbert Dargue, Major General Robert Olds, Major General Paul Newgarden, Major General William H. Rupertus, and Major General Stonewall Jackson.

Mahin was partially educated in England. He graduated from Harvard University in 1909. Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was another general from the 1909 Harvard graduating class who died during World War II.

Mahin was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His son Colonel Frank C. Mahin, Jr. (1923-1972) was buried with him. His wife Mauree Pickering Mahin died on May 27, 1985, at age 94 and is also buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Military offices
Preceded by
Samuel T. Lawton
Commanding General 33rd Infantry Division
May 1942 – July 1942
Succeeded by
John Millikin
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