Lt. Col. Cheney L. Bertholf, Jr.

Lieutenant Colonel, Armor (Retired 1975)


Graduate, Saint Benedict's College in, '69, BA (Political Science),

Second Commander in Vietnam
1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
February 1968 to July 1968


Courtesy of Major Paul F. (Dutch) Bertholf, USMC

LTC Bertholf's career started when he enlisted in the United States Army in 1945 at age 17, He retired after a 30 year career, most spent in the Cavalry, in 1975.

After retirement, Colonel Bertholf taught high school for 10 years.

Cheney L Bertholf, Jr. passed away on January 11, 2016. Visit his obituary page at: LTC Bertholf's 50th Infantry Obituary.