Herman Hoffman Birney – Captain, Medical Officer, United States Army

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Herman Hoffman Birney was a Medical Doctor who served as a Medical Officer in the United States Army.  He died on 25 April 1926 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.  His son, Herman Hoffman Birney, 1 April 1891-2 June 1958) also served in the United States Army but was best-known as an author (David Kent) and is buried with his Father in Alington National Cemetery.


KENT, (DAVID) – PSEUD. OF HERMAN HOFFMAN BIRNEY, JR.

BIRNEY, HERMAN HOFFMAN (Jr.) (1891-1958); Author of western novels. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died in Florence, Alabama.

  • Desert Dudes, The Saturday Evening Post Nov 16 1929
  • Hunger, Adventure Novels and Short Stories Jul 1937
  • King John of the Mesa, Ladies Home Journal Mar 1927
  • Out-of-Doors: Believe that and They’ll Tell You Another, he Saturday Evening Post
  • Vigilante, The Saturday Evening Post Mar 9 1929
  • Vigilante: “Men, Do Your Duty!”,  The Saturday Evening Post Mar 23 1929
  • Vigilante: Don’t Hang the Poor Young Boys!, The Saturday Evening Post Mar 2 1929
  • Vigilante: Enter Henry Plummer, The Saturday Evening Post Feb 23 1929
  • Vigilante: Sanders – Lion of the North, The Saturday Evening Post Mar 16 1929

BIRNEY, HERMAN H

  • MEDICAL CORPS
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/25/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3318-WS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BIRNEY, ELIZABETH C W/O HERMAN H

  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/25/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3318
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF HH HIRNEY, CAPT MED CORP

BIRNEY, HERMAN HOFFMAN JR

  • AR United States Army
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 04/01/1891
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/02/1958
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3319
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BIRNEY, MARGUERITE B

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/15/1902
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/02/1975
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3319
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF HH BIRNEY, JR.

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