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Oscar J. CHARLES

Oscar J. CHARLES, Colonel, United States Army. Member of Society of Santiago; Army Athletic Association (West Point, New York) Clubs: Army & Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army & Navy (New York City), Arctic (Seattle, Washington).

Background

  • CHARLES, Oscar J. was born on February 18, 1873 in Chicago, 111. Son of Oscar and Elizabeth (Heber) Charles.

  • Education

    • United States Military Academy, 1895. School of the Line, Leavenworth, 1920.

    Career

    • Secretary District of Sulu, President, Jolo, 1904-1905. Panama Election, 1908. Adjutant. United States Military Academy Headquarters, West Point, New York, 1909-1910.

      Cuban Campaign, 1898. Philippine Islands, 1914-1916. Secretary Medal of Honor Board, 1916.

      Meuse Argonne Drive, 1918. World War, France, 1918-1919. Port Inspector Port of Embarkation Newport News, Virginia, 1919.

      Invented and devised Alamo Attachment to Army Field Range, 1912.

    Membership

    Member of Society of Santiago. Army Athletic Association (West Point, New York) Clubs: Army & Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army & Navy (New York City), Arctic (Seattle, Washington).

    Connections

    • Spouse Susanna L. Glover, April 12, 1909.
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