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army officer.

George Hamilton Cameron, American army officer. Served in Dak. and Kansas, 1883-1888.

Background

Cameron, George Hamilton was born on January 8, 1861 in Ottawa, Illinois, United States. Son of Dwight Foster and Fanny Elizabeth (Norris) Cameron.

Education

Student Northwestern University, 1878-1879. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1883.

Career

Colonel J. G. Tilford, United States Army, May 22, 1888. Children—Douglas Tilford, Lieutenant United States Army, killed in action in France, November 3, 1918, Nina Tilford (wife Brig. General John B. Thompson), Margaret Hughes (wife Lieutenant Colonel Buckner M. Creel).

Commissioned 2d. Lieutenant 7th Cavalry, June 13, 1883. Promoted through grades to colonel, July 1, 1916. Brig.-general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Major general United States Army, November 28, 1917.

Membership

Served in Dak. and Kansas, 1883-1888.

Connections

Married Nina Dean, d. Children: Douglas Tilford, Lieutenant.

father:
Dwight Foster Cameron

mother:
Fanny Elizabeth (Norris) Cameron

spouse:
Nina Dean

children:
Douglas Tilford Cameron

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