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BG Tristram Tupper

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BG Tristram Tupper

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 Dec 1954 (aged 68)
Mathews County, Virginia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7, Site 8194-4.
Memorial ID 48779064 View Source

He was born in Caroline County, Virginia. His military service included the Mexican Border, World War I and World War II. During World War II, he was on the staff of General Jacob Devers, commander of the 6th Army Group. He was a 1912 graduate of the New York Law School. He wrote scenarios for Fox, Republic and Universal Pictures for 15 years. After his retirement in 1945, he established the publishing firm of Tupper and Love in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the author of several books and short stories, including Adventuring, published in The Saturday Evening Post in 1923; Four Brothers, The Saturday Evening Post, April 7, 1928; The Language of the Angels, published in The Saturday Evening Post in 1922; The Magnolia Grove, The Saturday Evening Post, August 3, 1935; The Man Who Knew Nothing on Earth; The World’s Greatest Stories April 1929; The Man Who Swam the Pacific, The American Magazine July 1937; Prelude to Summer, The American Magazine August 1936; The River, published in The Saturday Evening Post in 1927; A Storm at the Crossroads, The Saturday Evening Post, June 16, 1923; Three Episodes in the Life of Timothy Osborn, The Saturday Evening Post, April 9, 1927; Too Old to Be Spanked, The Saturday Evening Post, November 2, 1946 and When the Bands Not Playing, The Mother’s Magazine, September 1917. He died at the age of 66 years at his home in Miles, Mathews County, Virginia on Thursday, December 30, 1954. The announcement of his death was made by the Pentagon office of his brother-in-law, General George C. Marshall, who was married to General Tupper’s sister, Katherine Tupper Marshall. Survivors included his widow, Mrs. Marion Ferrill Tupper, one son, Tristam Tupper Jr. of Los Angeles and one daughter, Caroline Tarbell Tupper of Van Nuys, California. His children were from his first marriage to Clara Tarbell Tupper. Interment was in Arlington National Cemetery.
Source: The Evening Star, Friday, December 31, 1954.


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  • Added: 25 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 48779064
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48779064/tristram-tupper : accessed ), memorial page for BG Tristram Tupper (11 Sep 1886–30 Dec 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 48779064, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .