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army officer.

Edwin Dyson Bricker, American army officer. Awarded 2 silver stars and cited for gallantry in action in Santiago Campaign, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, 1899; Distinguished Service Medal for service in American Expeditionary Force; Officier de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France). Served in Santiago Campaign in Cuba, 1898.

Background

Bricker, Edwin Dyson was born on November 24, 1875 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William H. and Laura (Dyson) Bricker.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1898, Army War College, 1923.

Career

Second Lieutenant infantry, United States Army, April 26, 1898. Transferred to Ordnance Department, January 3, 1901. Was promoted through grades to colonel.

Membership

Served in Santiago Campaign in Cuba, 1898. Clubs: University (New York).

Connections

Married Emma Lena Braunersreuther, January 23, 1901.

father:
William H. Bricker

mother:
Laura (Dyson) Bricker

spouse:
Emma Lena Braunersreuther