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Stivers, Warren R. (1892-1973) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Stivers, Warren R. (1892-1973)
Fuller Form: Stivers, Warren Rea

Historical Note: Born in Kansas, Warren R. Stivers grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the son of W. Edgar (1851-1919) and Lulu (1862-1936) Stivers.  Warren, known as Rea, received his draft notice in January, 1918, and was assigned to Company C, 341st Machine Gun Battalion, 89th Division.  After the war he moved with his widowed mother to California, where he worked as a bookkeeper for an oil company.  He married Velma Gearhart, who died in 2001, and is buried with her husband and his parents in Colorado Springs.
Sources: Online census and genealogical sources.
Note Author: Aaron M. Lisec

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