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army officer

Frederick Dent Grant, American army officer. Served in P.R. 1 year, and after war commanded military district of San Juan.

Background

Grant, Frederick Dent was born on May 30, 1850 in St. Louis. Son of President Ulysses S. and Julia (Dent) Grant.

Education

Appointed at-large, and graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1871.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 4th Cavalry, June 12, 1871. First lieutenant, June 28, 1876. Lieutenant colonel a.-d.-c. to Lieutenant General Sheridan, March 17, 1873-June 1, 1881.

Engineer on U.P. and Colorado Central rys., 1871. Served on frontier, 1873-1881. Resigned October 1, 1881.

United States minister to Austria, 1889-1893. Police commissioner of New York, 1894-1898. Appointed colonel 14th New York Infantry, May 2, 1898.

Appointed brigadier general vols., May 27, 1898. Honorary discharged, April 15, 1899. Appointed brigadier general vols., April 15, 1899, brigadier general United States Army, February 18, 1901.

Major general United States Army, February 6, 1906.

Membership

Served in P.R. 1 year, and after war commanded military district of San Juan.

Connections

Married Ida M. Honore, October 20, 1874.

father:
President Ulysses S. Grant

mother:
Julia (Dent) Grant

spouse:
Ida M. Honore