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Col. Daniel H. Hundley
by Gene Dressel

     Col. Hundley began serving as Camp commander in 1967. He was born in 1901 and graduated from West Point in 1924. During World War II he served in the South Pacific, and was promoted to colonel in 1943. In 1944 he served as Chief of Staff for the 9th Army Division in Europe. He served in this position til the end of the war. During this period he was awarded: the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (with two Oak Leaf clusters and a Bronze star), the Order of the British Empire, the French Legion of Honor and the Croix de-Guerre, the Belgian Order of Leopold, and the Dutch Order of Orange Nassau. In 1949 he was appointed to General Douglas MacArthur’s Staff in Japan, and retired in 1954. Upon retirement he joined the faculty of Washington University, as a professor of Engineering, Economics, and Industrial Relations. He retired from Washington University in 1966. During this time period he also served on the board of directors of Guaranty Trust Company, the University Club, the Missouri Athletic Club, and the West Point Society. He was married to Miss Virginia Black, and had one son, Douglas Lee Hundley. The family lived in University City. Col. Hundley died on May 17th, 1988, and was buried at Oak Grove Mausoleum, 7800 St. Charles Rock Road.
Sources; Missouri Historical Society, Necrology Files