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Colonel United States Army

Louis Stewart CHAPPELEAR, Colonel United States Army. Member of Naval Lodge Northern 24, F. and Master of Arts, Warrington, Florida; Honolulu Chapter Northern 11, National Sojourners; Military Order of Loyal Legion of the United States, California; Military Order of Carabao.


CHAPPELEAR, Louis Stewart was born on August 12, 1870 in Farmers City, 111. Son of Henry Stewart and Clara (Evans) Chappelear.


High School; Art School, 1905.


Three years 1890-1893, as an officer in 7th Infantry National Guard of California. First Lieutenant, Seventh California Volunteer Infantry, 1898. Discharged December 1898.

Second Lieutenant, 35 United States Volunteer Infantry, 1899. First Lieutenant, 1900-1901. Appointed First Lieutenant Art.

Corps, Resident Advisor, 1901. Captain, 1906; Major, Coast Art. Corps, 1917; Lieutenant Colonel (temporary), 1917.

Detailed to Adjutant General Department, 1917. Colonel, National Army, 1918. Lieutenant Colonel, Coast Art.

Corps, 1920; transferred to Adjutant General Department, 1922. Colonel, 1926. Served as Adjutant, the Presidio of San Fran, and Coast Defenses of San Francisco Harbor, 1910-1913, Ninth Corps Area, San Francisco Served three tours in Philippine Islands including service as Adjutant General, one in Hawaiian Is. and short tour in China. In Continental limits of the United States and Alaska.

Governor Is., New York. Fort Monroe, Virginia. Fort Barrancas, Florida.

Jackson Barracks, New Orleans and Forts below. Mexico Border in Texas and California. Three forts around San Francisco Bay.

Vancouver Barracks, Washington. Forts Lawton and Flagler, Washington. Adjutant General’s, office, Washington, District of Columbia, 2 years.

Skagway, Alaska, eight months. Headquarters Sixth Corps Area, Chicago, 111., two yrs.


Member of Naval Lodge Northern 24, F. and Master of Arts, Warrington, Florida. Honolulu Chapter Northern 11, National Sojourners. Military Order of Loyal Legion of the United States, California.

Military Order of Carabao. Clubs: Oahu Country (Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii), United States Army Square Northern 318 {Governor’s. Is., New York.


Spouse May Barrett Cosby, January 18, 1922, Montecito, California.