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Ben Lear
Birth: May 12, 1879
Hamilton
Ontario, Canada
Death: Nov. 1, 1966
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

United States Army General. He served in the Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. He gained notoriety in 1941 when he severely disciplined soldiers for 'yoo-hooing' at females on a golf course. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Edgar Lear (1853 - 1928)
  Hannah Linden Lear (1848 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Lauman Russel Lear (1885 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Russel Lear (1907 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Lear Peiffer (1877 - 1957)*
  Ben Lear (1879 - 1966)
  Arthur B Lear (1884 - 1959)*
  Lillian Orell Lear Hansen (1888 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4, Grave 2690
 
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Record added: Nov 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6926265
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 19, 2014

- Republican
 Added: May. 12, 2014
General Ben Lear, you truly are a Hero.
- Karleen Estey-Hatton
 Added: Jan. 30, 2014
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