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B. Frank Cheatham Edit Profile

army officer.

B. Frank Cheatham, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); decorated Commander Legion of Honor (France). Served as major, Tennessee Vol. Infantry, Spanish-American War; Served in P.I., Spanish-American War, in France, World War.; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Cheatham, B. Frank was born on May 20, 1867 in Beech Grove, Tennessee, United States. Son of General Benjamin Franklin and Anna Bell (Robertson) Cheatham.

Education

Student of University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Graduate General staff schedul, 1920, Army War College, 1921.

Career

Served as major, Tennessee Vol. Infantry, Spanish-American War. Commissioned captain, Question Manager Corps, United States of America, February 2, 1901, and advanced through grades to colonel, July 1, 1920.

Quartermaster general, rank of major general, 1926-1930, retired.

Membership

Served as major, Tennessee Vol. Infantry, Spanish-American War. Served in P.I., Spanish-American War, in France, World War.

Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase.

Connections

Married Mary Warren Denman, December 7, 1901. Children: B. F. III William D., Virginia.

father:
General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

mother:
Anna Bell (Robertson) Cheatham

spouse:
Mary Warren Denman

children:
B. F. III William D. Cheatham

Virginia Cheatham