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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1924

Vol. VII

(Born Ill.)

Oren Wilcox Rynearson

(Ap'd Army)


(Born Oct. 4, 1896, Peoria, IL.)​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 2, 1920, to June 12, 1924, (Act of Mar. 30, 1920), when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieutenant of Field Artillery.

At Fort Hoyle, Md., with battery, 6th Field Artillery, Sept. 12, 1924, to Apr. 10, 1925.

Resigned, Apr. 10, 1925.

Second Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, May 6, 1929,
For Disability Incident to The Service.

Before entering the Academy, served as Private, 14th Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Apr. 11, 1917, to June 25, 1918; 2nd Lieutenant Coast Artillery Reserves, June 26, 1918, to Feb. 28, 1919; Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Headquarters Company, 30th Infantry, May 28, 1919, to June 11, 1920; at Fort Crockett, Tex., with Coast Artillery Corps, June 26, 1918, to Jan. 25, 1919; on special duty, Jan. 26, to Feb. 28, 1919.

Civil History: — Geophysical Engineer, Roxana Petroleum Corporation, Oct., 1925, to Dec., 1926; Assistant Valuation Engineer, C. R. R. of N. J., Apr., 1927, to Aug., 1927; Permanent and total disability incident to the service became apparent Aug., 1927.

Address: 2333 East 6th Street, Tucson, Ariz.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt. Ret., May 6, 1929.

Died, Nov. 23, 1934, at Tucson, Ariz.: Aged 38.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1935.º

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Rynearson's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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