Lunsford Errett Oliver, army officer. Member Society of America Military Engineers.
Oliver, Lunsford Errett was born on March 17, 1889 in Nemaha Nebraska. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Mary Lorinda (Evans) Oliver.
Student Nebraska State Normal School, 1901-1904, Coiner U., Bethany, Nebraska, 1907-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1913. Graduate Engineer, School, 1916, Command and General staff schedul, 1928, Army War College, 1938.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, June 12, 1913, and advanced through the grades to major general. 1948; engineer Armored Force, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1940-1941. Commdg. 5th Armored Division, March 2, 1943.
Western front, 1944.
Member Society of America Military Engineers.
Married Janet Putnam, May 28, 1921. Children: Thomas Kilbury, Mary Putnam, Rachel Louise.