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Frederick William Jr. Coleman

Frederick William Coleman, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal; Silver Star With Oak Leaf Cluster (United States). Served in Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, on Mexican border: lieutenant colonel and colonel, assistant chief of staff. 91st Division, World War.; Mason.

Background

  • COLEMAN, Frederick William Jr. was born on July 16, 1878 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Frederick William and Clara Priscilla (Adams) Coleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Rock Hill (Maryland.) College, 1897. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1904, Army War College, 1922.

    Career

    • Y.C. Second Lieutenant, 1898, First Lieutenant, 1899, Captain 1905, Major, 1917, Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry, 1920. Colonel, Finance Department, 1921, Lieutenant Colonel, National Army, 1917, Colonel, temporary, 1918. Served, Philippine Islands, 1899-1902.

      Provost Marshal, American Troops in Panama, 1914-1916. Division Quartermaster, Assistant Chief of Staff, 91 Division, National Army, 1917-1918. Served, France during World War.

      Participated, four major operations with American Army. Cited twice for gallantry, awarded Distinguished Service Medal for General Staff work in combat. Assistant Director, Assistant Chief of Finance, Finance Department, United States Army, since 1520.

    Membership

    Served in Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, on Mexican border: lieutenant colonel and colonel, assistant chief of staff. 91st Division, World War. Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy Country, Chevy Chase, Alfalfa.
    • Clubs: Army and Navy (Manila, Washington, District of Columbia), Army, Navy and Marine Corps, Country, Chevy Chase, Edgemoor.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Lippincott Forbes, December 8, 1902. Children: Emilie Tyler (deceased), Frederick William III. Appointed.
    • father: Frederick William Coleman
    • mother: Clara Pauline (Adams) Coleman
    • spouse: Blanche Lippincott Forbes
    • children: Emilie Tyler Coleman (deceased)
    • Frederick William III. Apptd Coleman
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    Died January 5, 1945
    (aged 66)
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