William Richie Gibson, American army officer. Served as captain 51st Iowa Infantry, Spanish-American War.
Gibson, William Richie was born on June 3, 1877 in Ontario, Ohio, United States. Son of Andrew Rae and Margaret Lemon (Richie) Gibson.
Graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, 1904. Graduated from Army War College, 1925.
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.
Served as captain 51st Iowa Infantry, Spanish-American War.