Beightler, Robert S.
- John Kennedy Ohl
Beightler, Robert S. (21 March 1892–12 February 1978), soldier, was born Robert Sprague Beightler in Marysville, Ohio, the son of William P. Beightler, a surveyor and executive with a cigar company, and Joana Sprague Beightler. He graduated from Marysville High School and attended Ohio State University for two years before leaving in 1911 to become an engineer for Union County, Ohio. In 1914 he married Anna Lawrence Porter; they would have two children and divorce in 1933....