Definition of Davis, Benjamin Oliver in English:

Davis, Benjamin Oliver

proper noun

  • (1877–1970), US military leader. In 1940, he became the first African-American general in the US Army. His son, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. (1912–2002), an aviator, became the first African-American Air Force general in 1954.

Pronunciation:

Davis, Benjamin Oliver

/ˈdāvis/