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army officer.

Gordon Graham Heiner, American army officer.


Heiner, Gordon Graham was born on November 2, 1869 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Robert Graham and Helen Gordon (Slemaker) World War II.


Bachelor of Arts, University of West Virginia, 1889. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1893. Honorary graduate Arty, School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1910.


Commissioned Second lieutenant 2d Artillery, June 12, 1893. Transferred to 4th Artillery, November 29, 1893. First lieutenant, March 2, 1899.

Captain Artillery Corps, July 1, 1901. Major Coast Artillery Corps, January 24, 1910. Lieutenant colonel, July 1, 1916.

Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917. Colonel C.A., March 21, 1919. Appointment commander Coast Defenses, Honolulu, T.H., February 12, 1921.

Commanded Coast Defenses, Honolulu, 1921-1923. Executive officer 2d Coast Artillery District, 1923-1926. Chief of staff, Field Artillery Group Organized Reserve, 3d Corps Area, headquarters Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, April 6, 1926-August 1928.

Commanded 30th C.A. Brig. and Fort Eustis, Virginia, September 1928-May 1929. Retired, September 10, 1929. (For details as to career see Vol.

XI, 1920-1921.). Home: 313 Suffolk Road, Guilford, Baltimore, Maryland.


Married Elizabeth Cloyd Kent, November 12, 1895. Children: Gordon G., Mary Grant, Robert Graham, Elizabeth Kent.

Robert Graham World War II

Helen Gordon (Slemaker) World War II

Elizabeth Cloyd Kent

Gordon G. Heiner

Mary Grant Heiner

Robert Graham Heiner

Elizabeth Kent Heiner