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army officer.

Frank Wheaton Rowell, American army officer. Served with 2d Infantry in New York, Alabama, Kentucky, Cuba and P.I., 1898-1903.

Background

Rowell, Frank Wheaton was born on February 29, 1880 in Fort Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, United States. Son of Captain Charles Walter and Sarah Cooper (Wheaton) Rowell.

Education

Graduated from Army School of the Line, 1909.

Career

Appointed Second lieutenant infantry at age of 18, and advanced through grades to major general United States Army, April, 1938. Retired January 31, 1941.

Membership

Served with 2d Infantry in New York, Alabama, Kentucky, Cuba and P.I., 1898-1903.

Connections

Married Gertrude Mercer, August 19, 1904. Children: Gertrude Mercer (Mistress.

father:
Captain Charles Walter Rowell

mother:
Sarah Cooper (Wheaton) Rowell

spouse:
Gertrude Mercer

child:
Gertrude Mercer (Mrs Rowell