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Obituary of Col. Wiles Preston Richardson, U.S. Army, Retired.

This obituary is taken fromt the J.S. Kelly Obituary Collection. It is assumed that this was from the Dallas Morning News. 1929

Transcribed by Vince Leibowitz,

Texan, Who Was Head of Russian A. E. F., Dies

WASHINGTON, May 20 (AP).--Col. Wiles Preston Richardson, U. S. Army, retired, former commander with rank of Brigadier General of American expeditionary forces in Northern Russia, died here Monday at Walter Reed General Hospital.

Colonel Richardson was born in Hunt County, Texas, March 20, 1861. His home was in paris, texas, but burial will be at West Point, New York.

A Distinguished Service medal was awarded to Colonel Richardson for his service in Russia. He retired from the army in 1920.

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