Oliver Lyman Spaulding, Jr.
Brigadier General, United Staes Army
of Michael T. Stein:
Brigadier General Oliver Lyman Spaulding
Second Lieutenant 1898
Served with 3rd Artillery 1898-01
Assistant Commandant of the Field Artillery School 1917-18; Served with American Expeditionary Force in Europe 1918-19; Chief of Historical Section, General Staff, AEF 1919; Instructor, Army War College 1919-24; Served in Hawaii 1926-29; Professor of Military Science, Harvard University 1931-35; Instructor, Army War College 1935-39; Recalled as Instructor, Army War College 1941-.
Distinguished Service Medal - Legion of Merit
Married Alice Chandler December 29, 1902
WASHINGTON, March 29, 1947 – Brigadier General Oliver L. Paulding, USA, retired, died on Tuesday after a long illness. His age was 71.
Born in Michigan, General Spaulding entered the Army in 1898, two years after he was graduated from the University of Michigan Law School.
He served with the China Relief Expedition in 1900, was an artillery brigade commander in World War I, and was head of the Historical Section of the Army War College three times, his last tenure being during World War II.
General Spaulding was the author of several
books on military history and received honorary degrees from Harvard University
SPAULDING, ALICE CHANDLER W/O OLIVER