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army officer

Richard H Somers, American army officer. Member American Economics Association Royal Economics Society; Club: National Press.

Background

Somers, Richard H was born on December 8, 1881 in Mantua, New Jersey, United States. Son of Aaron B. and Lydia H. (Iredell) Somers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1907. Graduate Ordnance School of Technology, 1912, Army Industrial College, 1924. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1928.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, June 14, 1907. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary) October 1, 1940. Retired for age, June 30, 1942, Secretary Army Ordnance Association, 1922-1925, executive secretary, 1942-1944.

Lecturer in mathematics, Dartmouth College, from 1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Army Ordnance, 1922-1925 and 1942-1944.

Membership

Member American Economics Association Royal Economics Society. Club: National Press.

Connections

Married Sara Edith Shute, August 28, 1907. Children: Marion Sommers Foster, Dorothy Sommers Smith, Omar Herbert, Helen Somers Brown.

father:
Aaron B. Somers

mother:
Lydia H. (Iredell) Somers

spouse:
Sara Edith Shute

children:
Marion Sommers Foster Somers

Dorothy Sommers Smith Somers

Omar Herbert Somers

Helen Somers Brown Somers