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army officer

Edward Burr, American army officer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

Burr, Edward was born on May 19, 1859 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Son of William E. and Harriette Holly (Brand) Burr.

Education

Student Washington University, 1874-1878. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1882.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Engineers, 1882 advanced through grades lieutenant colonel 1898. Honorary mustered out of volunteer service, 1899. Major, 1903, Lieutenant-colonel, 1908, colonel, 1912, birg. general N.A., 1917.

Appointed commander 166th Field Artillery Brig., 91st Division, 1918.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase.

Connections

Married Katherine Green, June 24, 1886.

father:
William E. Burr

mother:
Harriette Holly (Brand) Burr

spouse:
Katherine Green