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Richard Renshaw Neill

Richard Renshaw Neill, American diplomat. Served 9 months in Keystone Light Artillery of Philadelphia as corporal in Civil war; Member Order of the Cincinnati (Delaware branch), Sons of Albion, Sons Revolution, Geography Society of Lima, Peru, G.A.R. (Pennsylvania Society).

Background

  • Neill, Richard Renshaw was born on October 20, 1845 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Major James P. W. and Alice Johnston (Renshaw) Neill.

  • Education

    • Academic education.

    Career

    • Made First lieutenant, 1871 and resigned, 1873.

    Membership

    Served 9 months in Keystone Light Artillery of Philadelphia as corporal in Civil war. Member Order of the Cincinnati (Delaware branch), Sons of Albion, Sons Revolution, Geography Society of Lima, Peru, G.A.R. (Pennsylvania Society).

    Connections

    • father: Major James P. W. Neill
    • mother: Alice Johnston (Renshaw) Neill
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