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

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