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army officer.

Harvey Douglas Higley, American army officer.

Background

Higley, Harvey Douglas was born on July 16, 1882 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Elmer A. and Helen (Olds) Higley.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1908. Attended General Service School, 1924-1925, Army War College, 1929-1930.

Career

Began as clerk in head office of Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway, 1901. Second in command 11., 6th Field Artillery, United States Army, 1908, First lieutenant, 1911. Captain, 2d Field Artillery, 1916, major, 1920.

Lieutenant colonel, 17th, Field Artillery, 1931. Colonel, 76th Field Artillery, 1936. Brigadier general, United States Army, since 1940.

Became chief of staff, 3d Army, San Antonio, Texas, 1940. Retired for physical disability, April 30, 1941. Address: Carmel, California*.

Connections

Married Margaret Hoyle, September 7, 1910. Children: Harvey Douglas, Madeleine deBessiere.

father:
Elmer A. Higley

mother:
Helen (Olds) Higley

spouse:
Margaret Hoyle

children:
Harvey Douglas Higley

Madeleine deBessiere Higley