March 23, 2019

Adar II 16, 5779


PDC Edgar Tyler


Heshvan 2, 5760

September 4, 1916 to October 11, 1999

Born in Brooklyn, NY. Enlisted in New York State National Guard in 1938. Federalized in 1940. Stationed in Ft. Hancock, New Jersey. Trained first 1940 draftees. Chief of 8’ Howitzer Firing Battery. Highest rank was S/Sgt. Overseas 1944-1945. Discharged 12/19/45. In 1946 started a building maintenance business. Joined JWV in 1946 when he moved to West Hempstead, New York. Served as post and county commander. Moved to Florida in 1979 and worked as plant manager until retirement in 1990. Joined post 177 in 1980, became state commander in 1986. Was a Life Member of JWV and NMAJMH. Served as National Soviet Jewery Chairman until his death October 1999. Married Pearl in 1943 and had two sons and two granddaughters.