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army officer

Alexander Macdonald Davis, American army officer. Member Military Order Loyal Legion.


Davis, Alexander Macdonald was born on September 16, 1868 in Fort Adams, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Brig. General Edward (United States of America) and Margaret J. (Davis) D.


Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1892.


Commissioned Second lieutenant 8th Cavalry, June 11, 1892. First lieutenant 4th Cavalry, January 20, 1899. Captain commissary subsistence, January 3, 1901.

Major, March 17, 1904. Lieutenant colonel Question Manager Corps, July 1, 1916. Colonel, October 5, 1917.

Professor military science and tactics, Vincennes (Indiana) U., 1897-1898. Aide to Brig. General W. J. McKee, 1898. Participated in various actions in P.I., 1900-1901.

Again in P.I., 1902-1903, 1912-1914.


Member Military Order Loyal Legion. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Cecil McCormick, of Baltimore, September 21, 1892.

Brig. General Edward Davis

Cecil McCormick