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Ralph Stover Keyser
Born (1883-05-10)May 10, 1883
Died April 19, 1955(1955-04-19) (aged 71)
Place of birth Thoroughfare, Virginia
Place of death the Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USMC logo.svg United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1905 - 1937, 1941 - 1942
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
Awards Navy Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star (5)

Ralph Stover Keyser (May 10, 1883 – April 19, 1955) was the 11th Assistant to the Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps and a distinguished marksman, who participated in world matches.

Early years

Keyser was born May 10, 1883 in Thoroughfare, Virginia and after joining the Marine Corps participated in numerous conflicts including World War I, the Occupation of Nicaragua and World War II.

By the time he retired he had achieved the rank of Major General. He died April 19, 1955 in the Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland.


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