Biographies - Warner Lee Bruner, Jr.
 
Full Name:

Warner Lee Bruner Jr.

Date of Birth:

July 6, 1924 - April 4th 1995

Entered:

July, 1942

Drafted:

No

Volunteer:

Yes

Where:

NA

Unit:

Unknown

Medals

Bronze Star

Bio

He married Mary Frances Dew on August 29, 1946. They had three sons John Lee, Warner Lee III, and David Dew. He became  a member of the LSU ROTC in1943 and went to basic training that same year. Back to LSU for a short time before going to Fort Benning for Officer Training and  graduated as a 1st LT.  He was assigned to the 70th Div, and went overseas with them. When the war was over in Europe he stayed  in Germany in the army of occupation until the summer of 1946. After that he was active in the Reserves and moved to the Louisiana National Guard and finished his career as a full Colonel. He attended LSU and received a Bachelors and Masters degree in Ag. economics. He worked at the Federal Land Bank and retired as the president in 1986. Died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Submitted by his grandson: David Thomas Bruner