Thursday, January 19, 2017

LTC Geyser White Pulliam

LTC Geyser White "Guy" Pulliam, b. 19 Apr 1892 - d. 19 Jan 1952, son of George Washington and Nancy Ann (Cabler) Pulliam of Danville, VA. Geyser was a mechanic in C Company 116th Infantry at Camp McClellan in 1917, moved to the Army Air Corps and made a career of it eventually rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His eldest son Carnett Washington Pulliam (by his first wife, Anne Clyde Gardner) rose to the rank of Master Sergeant in the Army. His daughter, Margaret Louanne Pulliam was a First Lieutenant nurse in the Korean War and his second son Guy Eric Pulliam was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force when killed in an A7 crash at Nellis AFB. LTC Pulliam is buried in the Fort Bragg Main Post Cemetery, Fort Bragg, NC.

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