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army officer

Robert Howard Wylie, American army officer. Mason, K.T.

Background

Wylie, Robert Howard was born on February 24, 1899 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Danforth and Caroline (Gardner) Wylie.

Education

Student, Greenbrier Military School, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1915-1917. Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 1917-1918. Graduate Motor Transport School, 1922, Question Manager School, 1936, Army Industrial College, 1937.

Special Navy Yard Course, 1927-1929.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, 1918, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1942. Assistant superintendent Army Transport Service, 1930-1931, 38-41. Assistant chief Transportation Corps., 1942-1947.

Retired; manager Board State Harbor Commissioners for San Francisco Harbor.

Membership

Mason, K.T.

Connections

Married Marjorie Leon Weir, October 8, 1919 (divorced). Married second, Elizabeth Salome Harris, November 18, 1936. Children: Robert Gardner, Carol Ann, Sarah Jean, Patricia Ruth.

father:
Robert Danforth Wylie

mother:
Caroline (Gardner) Wylie

spouses:
Elizabeth Salome Harris

Marjorie Leon Weir

children:
Sarah Jean Wylie

Robert Gardner Wylie

Patricia Ruth Wylie

Carol Ann Wylie