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Clyde Rush Abraham
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007

CLYDE RUSH ABRAHAM (1883-1955). Born in Farmington, Pennsylvania, on July 17, 1883.

Commissioned in the Infantry from West Point in 1906. Duty with 81st Division in France in World War I.

Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1927 and the Army War College in 1933.  Commanding Officer of 17th Infantry 1936-1939. Inspector General of the Puerto Rico Department 1939 - 1940. Brigadier General in October 1940. Assistant Division Commander of 5th Division October 1940 - May 1942. Reverted to Colonel in May 1942.

Retired in July 1943. Brigadier General on the retired list in October 1948. Died on March 25, 1955.
 

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ABRAHAM, CLYDE R
B/GEN USA RET
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/17/1883
DATE OF DEATH: 03/25/1955
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE E-316
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ABRAHAM, MAUDE W/O CLYDE R
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/19/1893
DATE OF DEATH: 04/17/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 316 E-3
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 


Posted: 6 May 2007
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