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army officer

Samuel Reber, American army officer. Served as chief signal officer of departments, divisions and army corps; Member electrical jury Chicago and St. Louis expns.

Background

Reber, Samuel was born on October 16, 1864 in St. Louis. Son of Samuel and Margaret Messier (Reese) Reber.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1886. Graduate course in electricity, Johns Hopkins, 1894. Graduated from Army War College, 1905.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 4th Cavalry, July 1, 1886. First lieutenant 9th Cavalry, July 28, 1892. First lieutenant signal corps, January 27, 1894.

Major United States.V., May 12, 1898. Major signal officer, May 20, 1898. Lieutenant colonel chief signal officer, July 18, 1898.

Honorary discharged April 17, 1899. Captain United States of America, July 1, 1800. Major, March 2, 1903.

Lieutenant colonel, March 5, 1913. Colonel South Carolina., July 1, 1916. Retired November 30, 1919.

Now general foreign representative Radio Corporation America. Service against hostile Indians in Arizona. In Puerto Rico campaigns.

Recommended for brevet captain in action at Guanica.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author various technical books and papers.

Membership

Served as chief signal officer of departments, divisions and army corps. Member electrical jury Chicago and St. Louis expns.

Connections

Married Cecelia Sherman Miles, January 10, 1900. Children: Miles, Samuel.

father:
Samuel Reber

mother:
Margaret Messier (Reese) Reber

spouse:
Cecelia Sherman Miles

children:
Miles Reber

Samuel Reber