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John Twiggs Myers

  • Birth 29 Jan 1871 Wiesbaden, Wiesbadener Stadtkreis, Hessen, Germany
  • Death 17 Apr 1952 Coconut Grove, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Lot 3429 RH
  • Memorial ID 7362271

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).

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 17 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7362271
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Twiggs Myers (29 Jan 1871–17 Apr 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7362271, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .