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army officer.

Daniel Bradford Devore, American army officer.

Background

Devore, Daniel Bradford was born on May 14, 1860 in Monroe Company, Ohio, United States. Son of John Wesley and Mary J. (Gray) Devore.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1885, Army War College, 1908.

Career

Alexander Stewart, of Washington, District of Columbia Commissioned Second lieutenant 23d Infantry, June 14, 1885. Promoted through grades to colonel, July 1, 1916. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Assistant professor mathematics, United States Military Academy, 1892-1897. Special duty with Secretary of War, 1897-1898. Purchased 538 reindeer in northern Norway, and delivered 537 of them at Seattle, Washington, for use in Alaska, winter of 1897-1898.

In Philippines, 1899-1901, 1903-1906. Commanded post. Holguin, Cuba, 1908-1909. Justice of the peace, at Malabang, 1903-1904.

Expeditions against Moros, Lake Lanao region, Cottabalo Valley and Jolo, 1904-1905. Civil governor Lake Lanao District, 1904-1906. Constructing quartermaster, Madison (New York) Barracks, 1906-1907.

With regiment at Jamestown Exposition, and dedication McKinley Monument, Canton, O., 1907. Duty, General Staff, 1911-1914. In commanded 10th infantry, Panama, Canal Zone, 1916-1917.

Organized 45th and 46th regts. infantry from 10th Infantry, June 1917. Mustered into federal service the Illinois National Guard, July-August 1917. Commanded 167th Brig. in France, September-December 1918.

Commanded Camp Logan, Houston, Texas, January-April 1919. Duty Headquarters Central Department, Chicago, Bureau National Guard, 1919-1920. Commanded 10th Infantry, Camp Sherman, O., 1920-1921.

Adjutant general 2d Corps Area Governor’s Island, New York Harbor, September 1921-1922. Retired April 5, 1922.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Helen Gray, d.

father:
John Wesley Devore

mother:
Mary J. (Gray) Devore

spouse:
Helen Gray