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Ralph Brundidge Lovett, American army officer. Decorated 15 various United States and foreign service medals.


Lovett, Ralph Brundidge was born on October 16, 1890 in Altoona, Kansas, United States. Son of Andrew J. and Estelle A. (Brundidge) Lovett.


Student of University of Kansas, 1908-1910, Oklahoma Baptist College, 1910-1912, University of Missouri, 1931-1932, army schools.


1 son, Colburn B. Newspaper reporter, 1914. Professional writer, 1915-1917. Commissioned captain First Officers Training Camp, 1917.

Regular army, 1920, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, August 1942. On loan to bureau of Budget as assistant chief coordinator participating in first government reorganization plan, 1921-1923. General Staff Corps and deputy director Bureau Public Relations, War Department, 1939-1942.

Director operations (army classification system, personnel accounting, administration schools) Office Adjunct General, 1942-1943. Adjutant general E.T.O., 1943-1946. Director Army Postal Service, 1946.

Retired, 1947. Adviser to administrator Veterans Affairs, 1947. Manager Veterans Affairs, Philippines, 1948-1953. Historian Department of Army.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor American and foreign mags. on management, public relations, various features.


Clubs: National Press, Army and Navy, Army-Navy Country (Washington).


Married Florence P. Colburn, August 2, 1919.

Andrew J. Lovett

Estelle A. (Brundidge) Lovett

Florence P. Colburn