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army officer

Culver Channing Sniffen, American army officer. Mason.

Background

Sniffen, Culver Channing was born on January 1, 1844 in New York City. Son of John and Margaret Melissa (Thompson) Sniffen.

Education

Educated College Grammar School, Brooklyn.

Career

Executive clerk, 1869, and assistant secretary, 1873-1877, to President Grant. Appointed from New York, major p.-married United States of America, March 3, 1877. Lieutenant colonel deputy p.-married-general, March 31, 1899.

Colonel assistant p.-married-general, May 3, 1901. Brigadier general p.-married-general United States of America, September 11, 1906. Retired January 1, 1908.

Chief p.-married 5th Army Corps. Santiago, Cuba, and Montauk Point, Long Island, August -September 8, 1898.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Rebecca Sarah Ruan, September 3, 1873 (died 1907). Married second, Zenobia Blanche Richardson, June 26, 1909.

father:
John Sniffen

mother:
Margaret Melissa (Thompson) Sniffen

spouses:
Rebecca Sarah Ruan

Zenobia Blanche Richardson