Archibald Henderson

Archibald Henderson (January 21, 1783 – January 6, 1859) was the longest-serving Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1820 to 1859. His name is learned by all Marines at recruit training to be known as the "Grand old man of the Marine Corps," serving in the United States Marine Corps for 53 years.

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