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John Albert Broadus DillardRoster ID 6605
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|Middle Name:||Albert Broadus|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1916|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Albert Broadus Dillard, Class of 1916: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 5, 1895 in Loretta, Essex Co. Va. Father- James Henry Dillard; Mother- Sarah Jane Quinn. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Clay Dillard; Pat. Grandmother- Caroline Coates. Mat. Grandfather- Sylvanus Jonathan Quinn; Mat. Grandmother- Josephine DuVal. Married- On July 20, 1918 to Verna Lucile Symonds, daughter of A. F. Symonds of East St. Louis, Ill. Children- 1- John A. B. Dillard, Jr.; 2- Marjorie Louise Dillard; 3- Olive Clementine. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1912; Graduated- June 21, 1916 ranking 6th in a class of 55. Military Record: 1st Lieut. Co. C 388th Infantry, 97th Division at Camp Cody during World War I. Careers: Asst. Professor of English, Chemistry and Tactics at VMI, 1917-26; Chemist for New Jersey Line Company in late 20's and early 30's; Research Chemist for Proctor & Gamble in late 1930's. Died- Jan. 23, 1949.|