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army officer.

Edwin Baruch Winans, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal “for exceptionally distinguished and meritorious service” during three major offensives; Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur and Croix de Guerre with 2 palms, by French Government. Served in Indiana Ty. and Texas, 1891-1897; Member of League of Nations Common for the Government of Leticia, January to July 1934.

Background

Winans, Edwin Baruch was born on October 31, 1869 in Hamburg, Michigan, United States. Son of late Honorary Edwin B. (governor of Michigan) and Elizabeth (Galloway) W.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1891.

Career

Brig. General William Auman, United States Army, June 1, 1892. Died February 8, 1920. Children—Katherine Auman (wife of Russell L. Maxwell, United States Army), Elizabeth Galloway (wife of W. R. Grove, Junior, United States Army).

Married second, Esther Walker, September 5, 1943. Commissioned Second lieutenant 5th Cavalry, June 12, 1891. First lieutenant 4th Cavalry, April 30, 1898, major 34th Mich Infantry, May 25, 1898.

Honorary mustered out vols., November 26, 1898. Captain United States Army, February 2, 1901. Major of cavalry, September 2, 1914.

Assigned to 7th Cavalry, November 26, 1915. Lieutenant colonel, February 2, 1917. Colonel (temporary), August 5, 1917.

Brigadier general N.A., June 26, 1918. Colonel United States Army, February 23, 1920. Brigadier general, United States Army, December 30, 1922.

Membership

Served in Indiana Ty. and Texas, 1891-1897. Member of League of Nations Common for the Government of Leticia, January to July 1934.

Connections

Married Edith May, d.; married second, Esther Walker, September 5, 1943. Children: Katherine Auman (wife of Russell L. Maxwell, United States Army), Elizabeth Galloway (wife of W. R. Grove, Junior.

spouses:
Edith May

Esther Walker

children:
Katherine Auman (wife of Russell L. Maxwell Winans

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Elizabeth Galloway (wife of W. R. Grove Winans

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