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John Luke Tiernon
Brigadier General, United States Army
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John Luke Tiernon of Indiana
Appointed from Missouri, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Artillery, 19 February 1862
First Lieutenant, 20 January 1864
Captain, 2 July 1877
Major, 1st Artillery, 1 September 1896
Lieuetnant Colonel, 5th Artillery, 15 July 1900
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Colonel, 22 August 1901

BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN LUKE TIERNON

BUFFALO, New York, March 30, 1910 - Brigadier General John Luke Tiernon, U.S.A., retired, died here tonight.  General Tiernon was a native of Indiana, and was at one time a Speker of the House of Representatives of Dakota.  He entered the Army as a Second Lieutenant of the Third Artillery of Missouri in 1862, retiring as a Brigadier General after forty years' of continuous serice.  He was in command of the light artillery in the Philippines in 1899-1900, and was the organizer and Chief of the Native Police Force in Manila.


TIERNON, JOHN L
BG USA RET
DATE OF DEATH: 03/30/1910
BURIED AT: SECTION WD WS  SITE 136B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

TIERNON, HARRIET V W/O JOHN L
DATE OF DEATH: 11/26/1912
BURIED AT: SECTION W DIV  SITE 136
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JL TIERNON, BG USA RET

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Posted: 1 November 2007

JL Tiernon Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007