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Lyman Walter Vere Kennon Edit Profile

army officer

Lyman Walter Vere Kennon, American army officer. Served in Indian Wars, in Cuba during Spanish-American War. Cuban occupation and Philippines.

Background

Kennon, Lyman Walter Vere was born on September 2, 1858 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Charles Henry Vere and Adelaide (Hall) Kennon.

Education

Graduate United States Military Academy, 1881. Army War College, 1910.

Career

Commissioned add. Second lieutenant 1st Infantry, June 11, 1881. Promoted through grades to brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Manual of Guard Duty, 1891.

Membership

Served in Indian Wars, in Cuba during Spanish-American War. Cuban occupation and Philippines.

Connections

Married Anne Beecher Rice, April.

father:
Charles Henry Vere Kennon

mother:
Adelaide (Hall) Kennon

spouse:
Anne Beecher Rice