Burwell, Harvey S. was born on April 20, 1890 in Winsted, Connecticut, United States. Son of Doctor Robert Merritt and Harriet Ilizabeth Burwell.
Bachelor of Science, Norwich U., Northfield, Vermont, 1913. Graduate American Service Flying School, 1917. Graduate Air Corps Tactical School, 1932, Command and General staff schedul, 1934.
Rated command pilot, combat observer.
1 son, Dane. Commissioned Second lieutenant, Cavalry, United States Army, November 3, 1913, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, September 23, 1942. Transferred to Aviation Section, Signal Corps, 1917, Field Artillery, 1916, Air Service, 1920. Commanding general Lowry Field, Colorado, and Amarillo Air Base, Texas, since 1942.
Retired, 1944, with Legion of Merit. Home: Denver, Colorado.