Patrick Joseph Hoshie Farrell Edit Profile
Educated in Calcutta, California and England. Doctor of Medicine, University of Kentucky, 1892.
Cavalry, Egyptian, Soudan, & Afendi Wars 1883-1886. Colonel brig general, Cavalry, Chilean War, 1889-1890. Captain Spanish-American and Philippine Wars.
Commanded first company of the United States troops that landed in P.I., June 30, 1898. Citation for meritorious service under fire of the enemy. Silver Star medal and medal of Valor for gallantry in action.
Major, 1901, colonel, Cavalry, 1908. Commander-in-chief, Army of the Philippine Veterans, 1908-1909. Commander-in-chief, Vets of Foreign Wars of the United States, 1917-1918.
Past commander American Legion Post. Organized the Boy Scouts of America, 1909. Promoted Boy Scouts thousand mile relay race, Washington-Chicago, 1913.
Professor military medical hygiene, 1910-1916.
Fellow American College Surgeons. Commanding officer Advance Sector Hospitals, American Expeditionary Force, France, 1918-1919. Clubs: Army and Navy (life.
Married Edna Clare Greatsinger, September 2, 1896. Children: Walter Greatsinger (United States.M.C.), Helen G. (Mistress Edgar G. Crossman), Jerome G., Louise G. (deceased).
Director military and veterans affairs 1939.