William Robert Nichols, Russian army officer. Member Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Alpha (Southern).
Nichols, William Robert was born on July 25, 1885 in Petersburg, Virginia. Son of William Robert and Nora Desonier (Preot) Nichols.
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 1906. Student Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1908-1909, special army course, 1915-1916. Honorary graduate Coast Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1914.
Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1924, Army War College, 1930.
Colonel Marshall S. Carter), William Robert Nichols, Junior Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, April 1909, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, September 13, 1943. Served in Germany, England, Belgium and France, 1919-1922, Hawaii, 1930-1932, Panama, 1939-1940. Chief of staff, 4th Service Command, Atlanta, Georgia., since December 1940.