Portrait of Lt. Avery C. Gilleo

Date Created
1919
Work Medium
Dimensions
46 in. x 36 in.
CR Number
MIMP545
Signature
Signed/dated: M. Alten/1919 lower right
Signature Details
Lt. Gilleo was Alten's son-in-law, married to Eleanore, Alten's first born daughter.

While in France during the First World War, Gilleo served with the American Expeditionary Forces, 126th Infantry, 63 Brigade, 32 Division, Company K. After the war, Lt. Gilleo was promoted to the rank of Captain.
Provenance

Anita M. Gilleo Trust

Grand Rapids Community College

Subjects
Military Portrait
Michigan