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William Richie Gibson Edit Profile

army officer

William Richie Gibson, American army officer. Served as captain 51st Iowa Infantry, Spanish-American War.

Background

Gibson, William Richie was born on June 3, 1877 in Ontario, Ohio, United States. Son of Andrew Rae and Margaret Lemon (Richie) Gibson.

Education

Graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, 1904. Graduated from Army War College, 1925.

Career

Cadet United States Military Academy, June 15, 1896. Second in command Lieutenant infantry, June 1, 1899. Promoted through grades to brigadier general regular army, and assistant to q.-m. general, March 1, 1934.

Retired, July 31, 1937.

Membership

Served as captain 51st Iowa Infantry, Spanish-American War.

Connections

Married Louise G. Beatley, June 13, 1911.

father:
Andrew Rae Gibson

mother:
Margaret Lemon (Richie) Gibson

spouse:
Louise G. Beatley