Edward Burr, American army officer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.
Burr, Edward was born on May 19, 1859 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Son of William E. and Harriette Holly (Brand) Burr.
Student Washington University, 1874-1878. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1882.
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.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase.