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army officer

Edward Vollrath, American army officer. Served as major 8th Ohio Infantry, with 5th Army Corps, at Santiago de Cuba, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Vollrath, Edward was born on June 28, 1858 in Bucyrus, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles and Eva Elizabeth (Hocker) Vollrath.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1883, A.M., 1886.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1885, and practiced at Bucyrus. Judge Court of Appeals of Ohio, 1904-1905. Enlisted as private Company A, 8th Ohio Infantry, April 30, 1884.

Sergeant major, June 20, 1884. Captain Company A, June 30, 1886. Major 8th Ohio Infantry, July 5, 1892.

Lieutenant colonel, August 14, 1899. Colonel, December 22, 1899. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Membership

Served as major 8th Ohio Infantry, with 5th Army Corps, at Santiago de Cuba, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Millie Wise, June 27, 1888 (died 1910). Children: Jeanne Elizabeth, Mistress.

father:
Charles Vollrath

mother:
Eva Elizabeth (Hocker) Vollrath

spouse:
Millie Wise

children:
Jeanne Elizabeth Vollrath

Mrs Vollrath