Brigadier General Allman T. Culbertson

Male 1911 - 1996  (85 years)


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  • Name Allman T. Culbertson 
    Title Brigadier General 
    Born 16 May 1911  Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1935 - 1967 
    World War II
    US Air Force 
    Died 10 Dec 1996  San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Allman T. 'Cubby' Culbertson died at the age of 85 in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, December 10, 1996. He was born in Dansville, New York, on May 16, 1911, the son of John and Ida Tenney Culbertson. He was a retired Brigadier General, USAF, having served a distinguished 32-year career. General Culbertson began his military career in 1935 when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He earned his 'wings' as a commissioned officer in 1937. He served in W.W. II as Deputy Commander of the 44th Bomb Group and 95th Bomb Wing and participated in the initial heavy bomber attack on Berlin. Following the war, the General served in senior command and staff jobs at various Air Force research and development centers, leading ultimately to his being appointed Commander, Rome Air Development Center, in 1964. He retired in 1967, having logged over 6000 hours as a pilot of over 100 different types of aircraft. His service decorations included the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. Cubby retired With his family to Lakeway (Austin), Texas, where he served the local community for 20 years as trustee and President of the Lakeway Civic Corporation, street superintendent, and organizer and president of the Lakeway homeowner's association. For his many years dedicated service, Cubby was named the 'Outstanding Citizen' of Lakeway in 1985. In retirement, he went back to school and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at St. Edwards University. He was also named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International, and was an active member of the Daedalians, Air Force Association, OX-5 Aviation Pioneers, and the Air Force Historical Society. General Culbertson was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian church, having served as a Deacon and Ruling Elder. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Annie Laurie; their two sons, Eugene and Robert; and three grandchildren. A memorial service was held Thursday, December 12, 1996 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, Texas. ('Obituary.' GCE 2 Jan 1997, p4)
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    Father John G. Culbertson,   b. 27 Aug 1878, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1959  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ida C. Tenney,   b. 21 Jan 1880, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1952, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
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    Family Annie Laurie Stallcup,   b. 23 Jun 1919, Frierson, De Soto Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 2014, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married Sep 1939 
    Children 
     1. Eugene Culbertson,   b. 23 Nov 1946, Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 2014, Casper, Natrone Co., Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F3967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1911 - Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1996 - San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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