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Louis Chapin Covell, American army officer. Member American Legion, S.A.R., Military Order Foreign Wars.; Mason (K.T.).


Covell, Louis Chapin was born on June 22, 1875 in at Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Elliott Franklin and Laura (Chapin) Covell.


Graduate Grand Rapids High School, 1893.


Began as salesman, Macy Company, Grand Rapids, 1900, and became sales manager. Organizer, 1915, and president The Covell-Hensen Company, advertising and printing. Enlisted as private Michigan National Guard, April 6, 1892.

Served as captain Company H, Michigan Vol. Infantry, Spanish-American War. Advanced to brigadier general Michigan National Guard, February 7, 1917.

Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917. Assigned as commander 63d Infantry Brigade, 32d Division. Honorary discharged, February 17, 1919.

Now manager Reynolds-Chrysler Company, Flint, Michigan.


Member American Legion, S.A.R., Military Order Foreign Wars. Mason (K.T.).


Married Florence Davidson, of Grand Rapids, June 12, 1906.

Elliott Franklin Covell

Laura (Chapin) Covell

Florence Davidson