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Gen Cunningham C Bryant
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1921
Death: Jul. 29, 2003

FindAGrave contributor George Seitz (seitzgh@aol.com) added the following information (without citations)

He grew up in Clifton where his mother was a teacher at the "colored elementary school". His father worked for the Southern Railway. Cunningham Bryant attended Howard University. He was an infantry officer in the European Theater during World War II. His honors from the war include a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. Afterwards, he was a member of the D. C. National Guard. He was made its commanding general by presidential appoinment in 1971. He was the first federally recognized black general officer in the National Guard. He was promoted to the rank of major general in 1975. He was inducted into the Army Infantry School Hall of Fame in 1981. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hyacinth Bryant (____ - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Interment date 8-29-2003. MG US Army. Veteran Service Dates from 07-23-1945 to 07-23-1971. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8 Site 5492-B
 
Created by: Shiver
Record added: May 18, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8793234
Gen Cunningham C Bryant
Added by: George Seitz
 
Gen Cunningham C Bryant
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- LOTS OF LOVE PEGGY THOMPSON
 Added: Sep. 23, 2009
 
 
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