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Abner Pickering Edit Profile

army officer.

Abner Pickering, American army officer. Served in the Northwest until 1898; Mason.

Background

Pickering, Abner was born on July 11, 1854 in Wabash Company, Indiana, United States. Son of Hiram and Margaret (Jackson) Pickering.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1878.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 2d Infantry, June 14, 1878. First lieutenant, February 27, 1887. Captain, August 8, 1897.

Major 22d Infantry, June 9, 1902. Transferred to 1st Infantry, September 30, 1909. Lieutenant colonel 22d Infantry, February 23, 1910.

Translations to 9th Infantry, March 12, 1910. Colonel, March 30, 1912. Assigned to 11th Infantry, May 12, 1913.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: As a Soldier Would (novel), 1912.

Religion

The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Served in the Northwest until 1898.

Connections

Married Celeste Florence Kuykendall, of Santa Rosa, California, May 13, 1879.

father:
Hiram Pickering

mother:
Margaret (Jackson) Pickering

spouse:
Celeste Florence Kuykendall