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Everit Albert Herter

Also Known As: "Everit Albert Herter", "Sr."
Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in Chateau-Thierry, Paris, France
Cause of death: WWI Battle wounds (shrapnel)
Place of Burial: Paris, La Ferte-sous-Jouarre, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Albert Herter and Adele Herter
Husband of Caroline Seymour Keck Herter Bridge
Father of Albert Herter and Everit Albert Herter, II
Brother of Christine Kendall; Christian Herter, Governor, U.S. Secretary of State and Lydia Adele Herter

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About Everit Albert Herter

Everit Herter was the first man to be accepted for the camouflage section when that branch of the engineering arm was authorized by the War Department.

He was the son of Albert Herter and Adele McGinnis. His brother, Christian, was an attache of the American Embassy in Berlin during the Gerard Ambassadorship.

He was a decorative artist of note. He was a graduate of Harvard and was married to Caroline Keck who bore him two sons.

Herter went abroad with one of the first units of the camouflage section and his is believe to have been wounded while camouflaging American heavy artillery on the French front.

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Everit Albert Herter's Timeline

February 19, 1894
New York, NY, USA
October 25, 1916
Age 22
March 1, 1918
Age 24
June 13, 1918
Age 24
Chateau-Thierry, Paris, France
Paris, La Ferte-sous-Jouarre, France