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army officer

Laurin Leonard Lawson, American army officer. Served in Philippines thrice.

Background

Lawson, Laurin Leonard was born on March 11, 1876 in St. Peter, Minnesota, United States. Son of Magne and Hannah Lawson.

Education

Educational public schools, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Career

Private companies D and B, 1st Washington Infantry, 1898-1899. Commissioned First lieutenant 39th United States Infantry, 1899. Honorary mustered out 1901.

Second lieutenant Artillery corpus, United States army, 1901, First lieutenant, 1903. Assigned to 3d Field Artillery, June 6, 1907. Captain 4th Field Artillery, August 12, 1907.

Major, May 15, 1917; lieutenant colonel (temporary), August 5, 1917. Colonel National Army, February 6, 1918. Brigadier general (temporary), October 1, 1918.

Membership

Served in Philippines thrice.

Connections

Married Mabel Shaw Halliday, May 10, 1906.

father:
Magne Lawson

mother:
Hannah Lawson

spouse:
Mabel Shaw Halliday