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army officer (retired).

Henry Delp Styer, American army officer (retired). Decorated Order of Rising Sun (Yoshihito); War Cross (Czechoslovakia). Elected nat. commander National Association Veterans of American Expeditionary Force in Siberia (1918-1920), 1941. Served in Wyoming, Utah, Indiana Ty. and at Fort Niagara, New York, 14 years; Member military affairs committee, San Diego Chamber of Commerce.; Member German Reformed church; Mason.

Background

Styer, Henry Delp was born on September 21, 1862 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Barrett and Katherine (Delp) Styer.

Education

Student Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1877-1879. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1884, Army War College, 1914.

Career

Admiral Charles Wilkes, June 3, 1891. Commissioned Second lieutenant 21st Infantry, June 15, 1884. First lieutenant 22d Infantry, May 19, 1891.

Transferred to 13th Infantry, July 20, 1891. Captain infantry, October 4, 1898. Assigned to 13th Infantry, January 1, 1899.

Translations to 11th Infantry, March 8, 1907. Major 29th Infantry, May 6, 1907. Lieutenant colonel 17th Infantry, November 12, 1912.

Colonel, July 1, 1916. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Membership

Served in Wyoming, Utah, Indiana Ty. and at Fort Niagara, New York, 14 years. Member military affairs committee, San Diego Chamber of Commerce. Member German Reformed church.

Connections

Married Bessie Wilkes, g d.

father:
William Barrett Styer

mother:
Katherine (Delp) Styer

spouse:
Bessie Wilkes