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army officer

Carroll Augustine Devol, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, June 6, 1919; also awarded Distinguished Service Cross. Acting chairman and general manager American National Red Cross. Awarded campaign badge Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection; Panama Canal Medal. Served with the line of the army in Texas, South Dakot, Minnesota, Montana, Yellowstone Park and Wyoming, with University of Wisconsin, 1896.

Background

Devol, Carroll Augustine was born on April 17, 1859 in Waterford, Ohio, United States. Son of Hiram Fosdick and Adelaide (Dyar) Devol.

Education

C.E., Pennsylvania Military College, 1878, Doctor of Science, 1914.

Career

Second lieutenant 25th Infantry, September 1, 1879. First lieutenant, October 19, 1886. Captain a.q.m., August 21, 1896.

Major quartermaster United States Volumes, October 17, 1898. Lieutenant colonel, February 6, 1899. Honorary discharge from volunteer service, May 1, 1901.

Major quartermaster, May 5, 1902. Lieutenant colonel, October 31, 1909. Colonel a.q.m. general, September 22, 1911.

Brigadier general quartermaster corps, February 16, 1913.

Membership

Served with the line of the army in Texas, South Dakot, Minnesota, Montana, Yellowstone Park and Wyoming, with University of Wisconsin, 1896.

Connections

Married Dora Dean Scott, February 17, 1887. Children: Lucile Scott (Mistress A. G. Bates), Mary Adelaide (Mistress George H. Brett).

father:
Hiram Fosdick Devol

mother:
Adelaide (Dyar) Devol

spouse:
Dora Dean Scott

children:
Mary Adelaide Devol (Mistress George H. Brett)

Lucile Scott Devol (Mistress A. G. Bates)