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army officer

Henry Grant Learnard, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal “for efficient performance of duty,” World War; Silver Star citation “for gallantry in action,” at Peking, China, August 14, 1900; awarded Purple Heart. Served with 3d Exploring Expedition, in Alaska, March-November 1899.

Background

Learnard, Henry Grant was born on August 19, 1867 in Wright City, Missouri, United States. Son of James E. and Ellen G. (Packard) Learnard.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1890.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States of America, June 12, 1890. Advanced through grades to colonel, April 2, 1918. Brigadier general, March 21, 1926.

Retired August 31, 1931.

Membership

Served with 3d Exploring Expedition, in Alaska, March-November 1899.

Connections

Married Florida Lyon, November 7, 1901. Children: Henry Grant, Catharine Florida.

father:
James E. Learnard

mother:
Ellen G. (Packard) Learnard

spouse:
Florida Lyon

children:
Catharine Florida Learnard

Henry Grant Learnard