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Arthur Willis Lane, American army officer. Club: St. Francis Yacht (SanFrancisco. California).


Lane, Arthur Willis was born on August 22, 1883 in Gorham, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Virgil Willis and Carrie Ada (Willis) Lane.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1905. Graduate General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, 1922, Army War College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1923, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1927.


Parker Calvert, United States Army), Nancy Willis (deceased). Commnd. Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, 1905. Advanced through ranks to brigadier general, 1940.

Regimental duty at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Fort Brady, Michigan, 1905-1908. Philippine Islands, 1908-1909, Fort Crook, Nebraska, 1909-1911, Philippine Islands, 1913-1916. Staff duty at Washington, District of Columbia, 1917-1918, in France, 1918, in Washington, 1919-1921 and 1923-1926.

Batn. commander, 26th Infantry, Plattsburg Barracks, New York, 1927-1929. Instructor Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, 1929-1934. Office Chief of Infantry, 1934-1937.

Commander 23d Infantry, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1937-1939. Chief of Staff, 4th Army, 1940-1941, and commander Ninth Corps Area, October 1941, at Presidio of San Francisco, California. Commander, Camp Roberts, California, 1942.

Chairman IX Section, War Department Manpower Board, San Francisco, California, since March 1943.


Club: St. Francis Yacht (SanFrancisco. California).


Married Frances Duncan Burgoyne, June 17, 1913. Children: Robert Burgoyne, Rilla Frances (wife Captain.

Virgil Willis Lane

Carrie Ada (Willis) Lane

Frances Duncan Burgoyne

Robert Burgoyne Lane

Rilla Frances (wife Capt Lane