Laurence S. Kuter
U.S. Air Force GeneralDied when: 74 years 186 days (894 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
General Laurence Sherman Kuter (May 28, 1905 – November 30, 1979) was a Cold War-era U.S.Air Force general and former commander of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
Kuter (pronounced COO-ter) was born in Rockford in 1905, and graduated from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York on June 14, 1927.