John Leonard Hines Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1891.
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.
Served at Fort Omaha, Nebraska, 1891-1896. Member Society Santiago de Cuba.
Married Rita S., d.; children: Alice Grammer (wife of J.R.D. Cleland, United States Army), John Leonard (colonel.
Commander Legion of Honor and Croix de Guerre (French), 1918. Commander Order of Leopold (Belgian), 1918. Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George (English), 1919.
Order of the Crown (Italian), 1919. Medal of the Solidaridad (Panamanian), 1919. Grand Officer Kingdom of Cambodia (France), 1931.
Distinguished Service Medal, State of West Virginia, 1941.