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Robert Heber Van Volkenburgh Edit Profile

army officer.

Robert Heber Van Volkenburgh, American army officer. Awarded Victory medal; La Estrella de Abdón Calderón.

Background

Volkenburgh, Robert Heber Van was born on February 5, 1890 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Heber Smith and Ida Maria (Taylor) Van Volkenburgh.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1913. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1920. Graduate Coast Artillery School (advanced course), 1927, Command and General staff schedul, 1928, Army War College, 1933, Naval War College, 1938.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps., June 12, 1913. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary), September 30, 1941.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive lieutenant It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

Connections

Married Jean Walker Robertson, June 12, 1913. Children: Robert Heber, Jeannette.

father:
Heber Smith Volkenburgh

mother:
Ida Maria (Taylor) Van Volkenburgh

spouse:
Jean Walker Robertson

children:
Robert Heber Volkenburgh

Jeannette Volkenburgh