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army officer.

Francis Page Hardaway, American army officer.


Hardaway, Francis Page was born on April 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William Augustus (Doctor of Medicine and Lucy Nelson (Page) H.


Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, 1909. Graduate Coast Guard Artillery School, 1914, advanced course, same, 1924, Command and General staff schedul, 1925. Army War College, 1936.


Commissioned Second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, 1909. Commanded 3d Battalion, 42d Coast Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, World War I. Professor military science and tactics, Washington University, 1919-1923.

Instructor department of tactics, Coast Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1925-1929. Served in office of chief of Coast Artillery, 1933-1935. Commanding officer Harbor Defenses of Chesapeake Bay, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1939-1940.

Promoted to brigadier general, April 6, 1941. Organized and commanded Anti-Aircraft Artillery Replacement Training Center, Camp Callan, California, 1940-1943. Commanded 37th A.A.A. Brigade, 1943-1944, Panama Coast Artillery Command, 1945-1946.

Commanded Pacific Sector, Panama Canal Department, 1946-1947. Retired as brig. general, United States Army, April 1948. Home: Ferguson, Missouri.


Married Lucille Mullanphy Cates, November 25, 1911.; married second, Harriet Lane Cates, April. Children: Francis Page (deceased), John Mullanphy.

William Augustus Hardaway

Lucille Mullanphy Cates

Harriet Lane Cates

Francis Page Hardaway (deceased)

John Mullanphy Hardaway