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George Parker Tyner Edit Profile

army officer

George Parker Tyner, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal; Officer French Legion of Honor. Served as captain 1st Illinois Cavalry, Spanish-American War.

Background

Tyner, George Parker was born on April 26, 1876 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Son of Henry Richard and Katherine Ellen (Parker) Tyner.

Education

Distinguished graduated from Army School of the Line, 1915, Army Staff College, 1916, Army War College, 1922, Field Artillery School (advanced course), 1923.

Career

Served as captain 1st Illinois Cavalry, Spanish-American War. First lieutenant 45th Infantry (Vols.), 1899. Second in command Lieutenant Cavalry, United States Army, 1901, and promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1936.

Assistant chief of staff, 1937-1940. Served in Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901. Cuban Occupation, 1901-1902, on Mexican border, 1916.

Active duty in France, World War, 1918-1919. Retired, 1940.

Membership

Served as captain 1st Illinois Cavalry, Spanish-American War.

Connections

Married Louise Judson, August 7, 1909.

father:
Henry Richard Tyner

mother:
Katherine Ellen (Parker) Tyner

spouse:
Louise Judson