Ben Lear Edit Profile
Came to the United States, 1881. Graduate Mounted Service School, 1911, School of the Line, 1922, General staff schedul, 1923, Army War College, 1926.
Sergeant 1st Colorado Vol. Infantry, 1898-1899; appointed Second lieutenant United States Vols., 1899. Second in command Lieutenant cavalry United States Army, 1901, promoted through grades to Lieutenant general, 1940, reapptd., May 1943.
Served through Spanish-War, Philippine Insurrection, World War. Mason (33°).; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Grace Russel, October 6, 1906.