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Burton Young Read
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1889
Fort Supply
Woodward County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1981
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Army Officer. The grandson of Lieutenant General S.B.M. Young and son of Major General George Windle Read, he was a Cadet at the United States Military Academy from 1908 to 1909. He then enlisted in the Army, and attained the rank of Sergeant before receiving his commission in 1912. He was a Captain during World War I and continued his service after the war, receiving promotion to Lieutenant Colonel in 1935 and Colonel in 1942. His brother George W. Read, Jr. (1900-1974) was a Lieutenant General who commanded the U.S. Army Armor Center and the Second United States Army. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Windle Read (1861 - 1934)
  Burton Young Read (1866 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Sadie Maria Severance Read (1890 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Burton Young Read (1889 - 1981)
  Margaret Elizabeth Read (1897 - 1925)*
  George Windle Read (1900 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Grave 1819
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110408900
Burton Young Read
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Burton Young Read
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Burton Young Read
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- Al
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
Rest in Peace!.!
- Fay Elaine Young Chandler
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
 
 
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