Englebert Glover Ovenshine
Colonel, United States Army
Glover Ovenshine of Kansas
Appointed From Kansas, Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Company C, 23rd United States Infantry, 2 Apr 1894 to 6 July 1898
Second Lieutenant, 16th United States Infantry, 7 July 1898
First Lieutenant, 2 March 1899.
Eventually retired as Colonel, United States Army
He was one of seven children of Samuel Ovenshine, Brigadier General, United States Army.
He was born on September 4, 1871 and died on January 6, 1968. His wife, Ethel Keyes Ovenshine, was born on December 3, 1884 and died on August 13, 1955. They are both buried near the General's plot in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Englebert Glover Ovenshine was born on 4 September 1871. Per the "Obenchain papers", Served in the Infantry of the Regular Army in all grades to Colonel. Served in Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection, Vera Cruz Expedition and World War I. Retired Sept. 26, 1928. Lived in Washington, D. C. Englebert married Ethel Keyes.
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/04/1871
DATE OF DEATH: 01/06/1968
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/09/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION I SITE 336 R H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 14 January 2002 Updated: 25 July 2003 Updated: 25 September 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003