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John Twiggs Myers
Birth: Jan. 29, 1871
Death: Apr. 17, 1952
Coconut Grove
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

United States Marine Corps General. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1892, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in 1895. He participated in actions during the Spanish-American War (1898), the Philippine Insurrection (1899), and Boxer Rebellion (1900), and would later lead expeditions to the Philippines (1906-1907), Santo Domingo (1912), and Cuba (1913). Promoted to Brigadier General in 1929 and to Major General in 1931, he commanded the Marine Department of the Pacific from 1933 until his retirement in 1935. During World War II, he was promoted to Lieutenant General (1942). (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Charles Myers (1811 - 1889)
  Marion Isabelle Twiggs Myers (1838 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Gertrude Cutts Myers (1874 - 1963)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Twiggs Myers Chalmers Fendall (1856 - 1910)*
  John Twiggs Myers (1871 - 1952)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 3429 RH
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Apr 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7362271
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