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army officer

John Leonard Hines, American army officer. Served at Fort Omaha, Nebraska, 1891-1896; Member Society Santiago de Cuba.

Background

Hines, John Leonard was born on May 21, 1868 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. Son of Edward and Mary (Leonard) Hines.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1891.

Career

General William M. Wherry, United States Army, December 19, 1898. Children—Alice Grammer (wife of J.R.D. Cleland, United States Army), John Leonard (colonel United States Army). Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, June 12, 1891.

Promoted through grades to colonel (temporary), August 5, 1917. Colonel 16th Infantry, November 1, 1917. Brigadier general N.A., April 12, 1918.

Major general United States Army, August 8, 1918 (temporary). Brigadier general regular army, November 30, 1918. Major general, March 5, 1921.

General, United States Army, retired, June 15, 1940.

Membership

Served at Fort Omaha, Nebraska, 1891-1896. Member Society Santiago de Cuba.

Connections

Married Rita S., d.; children: Alice Grammer (wife of J.R.D. Cleland, United States Army), John Leonard (colonel.

father:
Edward Hines

mother:
Mary (Leonard) Hines

spouse:
Rita S.

children:
Alice Grammer (wife of J.R.D. Cleland Hines

United States Army) Hines

John Leonard (col Hines