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Max Clayton Tyler
Major General, United States Army
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Major General Max C. Tyler
President, Mississippi River Commission
September 1, 1939 December 31, 1945

Born in North Dakota, General Tyler was a 1903 graduate of the United States Military Academy. Following graduation he was assigned to the Corps of Engineers and worked on the Ohio River locks and dams prior to World War I.

He served as the District engineer, Washington, D.C., 1919-1923, after which he was Assistant and then District Engineer for Wilson Dam and Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Tennessee River. He was then Department Director, Philippines, 1927-1929, and then Chief Engineer, Federal Power Commission. he served as District Engineer at New Orleans and Buffalo, Division engineer for Great Lakes Division, and Assistant Chief of Engineers prior to Mississippi River Commission appointment.

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TYLER, VIRGINIA TARR W/O MAX C
DATE OF DEATH: 12/29/1931
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/31/1931
BURIED AT: SECTION SOU  SITE 4222-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF MC TYLER - LT COL C OF E, USA

TYLER, FRANCES H W/O MAX CLAYTON
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/03/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 12/02/1962
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/05/1962
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4222-A L
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF MC TYLER - MGEN, USA


Posted: 16 October 2004  Updated: 3 September 2005 Updated: 12 November 2007
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MC Tyler Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004