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George M. COLE

George M. COLE, American Major General. Member of Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts; Military Order of Foreign Wars; Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War; Veterans Spanish War; Military Order of World War; American Legion; Veteran of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Army Ordnance Association Clubs: Sojourners (Hartford Chapt. Northern 56) and Hero’s of '76, Army and Navy (Washington, D.O.).

Background

  • COLE, George M. was born on August 20, 1853 in England. Son of George and Jane Ann (Malpas) Cole.

  • Education

    • Private Schools.

    Career

    • Served Massachusetts National Guard, 1875. Indiana National Guard, 1882. Connecticut National Guard, 1884.

      Regimental Commissary Sergt., 1886. First Lieutenant, Third Infantry, 1887. Captain, 1888; Captain (Adjutant.) Third Infantry, 1892.

      Lieutenant Colonel, Third Infantry, 1893. Lieutenant Colonel, Fourth United States Volunteer Infantry (Immunes) Cuba, 1898. Honorably discharged, 1899.

      Adjutant. General, Connecticut, 1901. Served on Mexico Border, 1916 and in World War. Appointed United States Disbursing Officer and Agent United States in Connecticut, 1917-1919.

      Retired with rank of Major General, 1930.

    Membership

    Member of Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts. Military Order of Foreign Wars. Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War.

    Veterans Spanish War. Military Order of World War. American Legion; Veteran of Foreign Wars.

    National Rifle Association. Army Ordnance Association Clubs: Sojourners (Hartford Chapt. Northern 56) and Hero’s of '76, Army and Navy (Washington, D.O.).

    Connections

    • Spouse Emily Judson Beckwith, November 28, 1877, New London, Connecticut.
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