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army officer.

Lunsford Errett Oliver, army officer. Member Society of America Military Engineers.

Background

Oliver, Lunsford Errett was born on March 17, 1889 in Nemaha Nebraska. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Mary Lorinda (Evans) Oliver.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Society of America Military Engineers.

Connections

Married Janet Putnam, May 28, 1921. Children: Thomas Kilbury, Mary Putnam, Rachel Louise.

father:
Thomas Jefferson Oliver

mother:
Mary Lorinda (Evans) Oliver

spouse:
Janet Putnam

children:
Thomas Kilbury Oliver

Mary Putnam Oliver

Rachel Louise Oliver