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Andrew Hero, American army officer.


Hero, Andrew was born on December 13, 1868 in New Orleans. Louisiana. Son of Andrew and Otweana R. (Pugh) Hero.


Tulane University, New Orleans, 3 years, Columbia. 1 year; graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1891, Artillery School, 1896.


Captain J. M. K. Davis, July 14, 1897. Children—Jacklyn (wife of H. W. Brimmer, United States Army), Prentice, Elinor Kelso (Mistress T. G. Mur-rell), Andrew. Commissioned Second lieutenant, 12th Infantry.

June 12, 1891; promoted through grades to colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, May 15, 1917. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917. Special work in electricity, Artillery School, 1896-1898.

With 3d Division, 1st Army Corps. Chickamauga Park. 1898-1899, Matanzas, Cuba, January-May 1899. Instructor in drawing, United States Military Academy, 1899-1902.

Editor Journal United States Artillery, 1902-1907. Assistant to chief Coast Artillery, 1909-1911. Brigade adjunct, 1st Separate Brigade, Galveston, Texas, March-June 1911.

Adjunct S. Atlantic Coast Artillery District, Charleston, South Carolina., 1913-1915. Commanded 1st Federal Training Camp for Boys, Fort Terry, New York, July 6-August 10, 1916. Commanded 154th Field Artillery Brig., 79th Division, September 17, 1917-December 9, 1918, and February 1-May 25, 1919, Camp Meade, Maryland., training to July 14, 1918, Liverpool, England, July 31, 1918, firing schools, France, August 8,-November 19, 1918.

With 153d Field Artillery Brig., Meuse-Argonne offensive, November 1, 1918. On duty General Headquarters, American Expeditionary Force, December 9, 1918-January 31, 1919. Army center of artillery studies, Treves, Germany, February 16-April 2, 1919.

Brigade joined division, December 1918. Left France, May 15, 1919. Commanded 39th Artillery Brig.

(C.A.C.), May 25, 1919-October 4, 1921. Staff, 2d C.A. District, October 1921-November 1922. Coast Defense, Manila and Subic Bays, January 1923-March 1925.

Commanded 4th C.A. District, June-December 1925. Chief C.A.C., rank of major general, March 1926-March 1930. Major general retired, May 1930.


Married Fanny Caroline, d. Children: Jacklyn (wife of H. W. Brimmer, United States Army), Prentice, Elinor Kelso (Mistress T. G. Mur-rell), Andrew.

Andrew Hero

Otweana R. (Pugh) Hero

Fanny Caroline

Jacklyn (wife of H. W. Brimmer Hero

United States Army) Hero

Prentice Hero

Elinor Kelso Hero (Mistress T. G. Mur-rell)

Andrew Hero