HUYNH VAN CAO
Huynh Van Cao (09/26/1927 - 02/26/2013) was a Major General in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam and a Senator from 1967 until the Fall of Saigon in 1975. His career began in 1950 after graduating from the Military school in Hue, Vietnam. In 1952, he attended College of Tactics and graduated in Hanoi. In 1958, Mr. Huynh graduated from the Command and General Staff College in Kentucky.
He was the commander of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) 7th Division. He served as Senate First Vice President in the government of South Vietnam. After the Fall of Saigon, he was put in the communist concentration camp until 1987. He came to the United States in 1990. He was a contributing writer for the Vietnam Magazine and the author of Vietnam: Today & Tomorrow.
He passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. He is survived by his wife, 9 children (one deceased) and more than 20 grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the EVERLY FUNERAL HOME, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. when a Funeral Liturgy will be held. A second visitation will be on Monday, March 4, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Road, Chantilly, VA 20151. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, MD.