Brigadier General Albert Myer

Birth Name:
Albert James Myer
Birth Date:
September 20, 1828
Birth Place:
Newburgh, New York
Death Date:
August 24, 1880
Place of Death:
Palace Hotel, Buffalo, New York
Cause of Death:
Kidney disease
Cemetery Name:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Historical Figure
Albert Myers was a surgeon, a general, father of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, inventor of wig-wag signaling (or aerial telegraphy), and also was the founder of the U.S. Weather Bureau

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Forest Lawn Cemetery

1411 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, New York, 14209


North America


Grave Location:

Section X, Lot 25, Space 5

Grave Location Description

Large Walden-Myer mausoleum

Grave Location GPS

42.93287533, -78.864124

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