Pierce, Reed M

Title

Pierce, Reed M

Last Name

Pierce

First and Middle Name

Reed McCarty

Hometown

Culpeper, Culpeper County

County and/or State

Virginia

Birth Date

August 26th, 1885

Birthplace

Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia

Death Date

September 12th, 1933 (he was only 47)

Cause of Death

Cerebral hemorrhage and arteriosclerosis

Place of Death

Culpeper, Virginia

Parents

Albert Newton Pierce and Susan Pierce (1990 census)

Siblings

Edward L. Pierce, Ned Pierce, John Peirce, Lawrence Pierce, Albert Pierce Jr., and Richard Pierce. (1910 census)

Spouse(s)

Georgie Pierce (Maiden Name: Georgie Newhouse)

Children

Kate G. Thornbury (was listed as his ward in the 1920 census)

VPI Graduating Class

1907

Undergraduate Major

Unknwon

Graduated

Unknown

Service Branch

Reserve Officers

Unit

317th Infantry
Regiment: 80th Division

Rank

First Lieutenant

Retired Rank

Unknown

Military Events

Enlisted on September 27th, 1917. Was discharged on June 14th, 1919. Traveled from Norfolk, Virginia on a ship named Mongolia on May 26th, 1918.

Decorations or Citations

Unknown

Battles or Engagements

Unknown

Other Events

He worked in a bank. In 1907 he was a clerk, then in 1910 he was the Vice-President and General Manager of Lumber & Mfg. Co.

Occupation

Bank manager

Additional Notes

Corry Johnson and Lizzie Gilliam were servants. (1910 census)

Contributing Researchers

Jui Chitre

Files

Death Certificate (Pierce).jpg
Headstone Application (Pierce).jpg
Passenger List (Pierce).jpg

Collection

Citation

“Pierce, Reed M,” VPI in World War I, accessed May 25, 2024, https://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/633.

Output Formats

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