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Name:Walter Preston Tyree
Affiliation:Class of 1872
Biography & Genealogy:Walter Preston Tyree, Class of 1872: Born- March 19, 1850 in Lynchburg, Va. Father- John H. Tyree; Mother- Pheoby Ann Bransford. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Tyree; Pat. Grandmother- Mildred Douglas. Mat. Grandfather- Samuel Bransford; Mat. Grandmother- Judith Walton. Married- Martha Ann Anderson, daughter of Col. Logan P. Anderson of Halifax Co., Va. and Elmira Frances Roane of King & Queen Co., Va. Children- 1- J.L. Tyree; 2- Mrs. C.H. Almond [given name unknown]; 3- Walter Preston Tyree, Jr.; 4- Mrs. E.R. Bell [given name unknown]; 5- C.A. Tyree; 6- S.W. Tyree; 7- R.A. Tyree; 8- N.L. Tyree. Entered VMI- Aug 27, 1867; Dismissed Sept. 7, 1868 for "grossly improper conduct". He had threatened another cadet with a loaded pistol. Career- Tobacconist. Died- Date of death unknown, but was still alive and living with son-in-law C.H. Almond in 1924.
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