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Feb 02, 1908

Justice Marion Chambers was born in Huntington.


Justice Chambers enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve.

Other events that happened on or around 1930


Justice Chambers earned his law degree.

Other events that happened on or around 1932


Justice Chambers was called to active duty.

Other events that happened on or around 1940

Feb 19, 1945

Justice Chambers led an assault battalion that landed on Iwo Jima under heavy enemy fire.

Feb 22, 1945

Justice Chambers was wounded on Iwo Jima and removed from combat.

Jan 01, 1946

Colonel Justice Chambers retired from Marine Corps Reserve.

Nov 01, 1950

President Harry Truman awarded Justice Chambers the Medal of Honor.

Jul 29, 1982

Justice Chambers died at Bethesda Naval Hospital after suffering a stroke.

May 11, 2002

Wayne County honored Justice Chambers with a plaque.


The U.S. 60 bridge connecting Cabell and Wayne counties was named the Colonel Justice M. Chambers Memorial Bridge.

Other events that happened on or around 2004

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