James Lambert (1758-1847)
James Lambert (1758-1847)
An Elaboration of His American Revolutionary War Service in the Virginia Militia and Virginia Line Based Upon a Comprehensive Analysis of His Pension File No. R 6099 and Further Extensive Research.
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This book includes the Author's transcriptions of various microfilmed documents he first reviewed at the National Archives, Washington, D. C., in August 1998. In an effort to obtain a pension, James Lambert explained under oath and in great detail his four Revolutionary War tours of duty; including his engagement in the battle against the Indians at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and also his participation in the battles against the British at Great Bridge, Virginia, Cowpens, South Carolina, and Guilford Court House, North Carolina. The Author has put the material in chronological order and he has made an effort to verify the accuracy and veracity of James Lambert's Declarations by a thorough analysis of the relevant Revolutionary War history, including these four battles.                                        

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George Robert Lambert was born in Muncie, Indiana, and his parents were George Russell Lambert and Velma Lou Jones. He is a graduate of James Whitcomb Riley High School, South Bend, Indiana. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the School of Business at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, being a Distinguished Air Force ROTC graduate. He served as an officer in the Reserve, United States Air Force, for eight years, including two plus years on active duty, holding the ranks of 2nd Lt., 1st Lt. and Captain.

George also received a Juris Doctor Degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois. He served as the Chief Legal Officer for Washington National Insurance Company and Washington National Corporation, Evanston, Illinois; Life Investors Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a Past President of The Association of Life Insurance Counsel. George was elected to the Lake Bluff, Illinois, Elementary School Board, and the Evanston, Illinois, City Council. He served as President of the Alexis Coquillard Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, South Bend, Indiana, from 1999-2001.

George married his college sweetheart, Mary Virginia Alling, after she received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. They are the proud parents of Robert Allen Lambert, Ann Holt (Lambert) Balnek, and James William Lambert. They also are blessed with five grandchildren and a great grandson.


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