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Gilmore Leech AgnorRoster ID 7683
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1922|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Gilmore Leech Agnor, Class of 1922: Genealogy: Born- March 6, 1899 in Lexington, Va. Father- R. C. Agnor; Mother- Mary Elizabeth Byer. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas B. Agnor; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Elizabeth Sheltman. Mat. Grandfather- James Byer; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Elizabeth Leech. Married- Lygia [maiden name unknown] Children- 1- James Agnor; 2- Robert Agnor. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1918; Graduated June 13, 1923 standing 98th in a class of 100 (Had to repeat his 1st Class (Senior) year due to deficiencies in his studies) Military Record: Served in Army in 1918 before attending VMI; Served with the Army Engineers in World War II 1942-1946; attained rank of Lt. Col. Careers: Engineer; Worked for Vepco for 19 years; the Atomic Energy Commission in Tennessee for 6 years; and retired from the Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama in 1971. Died- July 14, 1982 in Lynchburg, Va.|