Floyd Edsall, Former AGAUS President, Dies in Nevada

(Feb. 7, 2014) Retired Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Edsall, who spent more than 12 years as the Nevada adjutant general and was president of the Adjutants General Association of the United States for three years, died recently in Nevada at the age of 92.

Edsall was also elected to the NGAUS executive council, now the board of directors, in 1978. He retired from the military in 1980 after 36 years in uniform.

A veteran of World War II, Edsall fought in Europe and was awarded the Silver Star and three Bronze Stars.

He was the Nevada adjutant general from 1967 to 1980 and the AGAUS president from 1972 to 1975.

Edsall is in the Infantry Hall of Fame at Fort Benning, Ga. The Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Edsall Nevada Army National Guard Training Center in Las Vegas was built in his honor.

He is survived by his wife, LaVerne, three daughters, 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A private family gathering was planned for his burial at Veterans Military Cemetery in Fernley, Nev.