Major General Guy Edward HAIRSTON Jr. ID#5123, b. 14 September 1925, d. 22 February 2017
Father*Guy Edward Hairston b. 16 Oct 1899, d. 26 Jul 1973
Mother*Ida Winfield BINGHAM b. a 1902
Birth*Major General Guy Edward HAIRSTON Jr. was born on 14 September 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He was the son of Guy Edward Hairston and Ida Winfield BINGHAM
Census 1940Major General Guy Edward HAIRSTON Jr. appeared on the 1940 census of Ida Winfield BINGHAM on 7 April 1940 in Richmond, Virginia; Ida and son Guy were lodgers with the Fernadey family.1

College*Guy E. Hairston, Jr. graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in June 1946 and later received a Masters Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. 
Marriage*Major General Guy Edward HAIRSTON Jr. married Delores Lee LERDRUP, daughter of Jens Richard LERDRUP and Bertha Elizabeth MOOTE, on 30 December 1951 in Greene County, Ohio.2 
Military*Major General Guy E. Hairston, Jr.

A command pilot, General Hairston's military decorations and awards include the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with two oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart, the Presidential Unit Citation Emblem, and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.

Please see his biography --- U.S. Air Force Biographies.

Death*Major General Guy Edward HAIRSTON Jr. died on 22 February 2017 at age 91. 
Burial*He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia;

Photo: Find A Grave by Maliha B.3 


Delores Lee LERDRUP b. 26 Mar 1931, d. 6 Oct 2007

Sources (

  1. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S3293] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, database with images, FamilySearch, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  3. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
Last Edited28 Feb 2023