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army officer

Quincy Adams Gillmore, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, State of New Jersey. Member Huguenot Society, Society Colonial Wars, Loyal Legion.

Background

Gillmore, Quincy Adams was born on January 12, 1881 in West Point, New York, United States. Son of Quincy O’Mahr and Margaret (Van Kleeck) Gillmore.

Education

Pre. education, Mohegan Lake (New York) school and Preston School, Washington, District of Columbia. Student Colorado School Mines, 1898-1900. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1904.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Artillery, United States Army, 1904, resigned, 1907. Colonel, Field Artillery, New Jersey National Guard, 1917, brigadier general, 1922, major general, 1924. Commanding general, New Jersey National Guard, and 44th Division (New York and New Jersey troops), 1924-1932, resigned.

Commanded 112th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919.

Membership

Member Huguenot Society, Society Colonial Wars, Loyal Legion. Clubs: Rittenhouse, Racquet (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

Connections

Married Frances West Hemsley, November 16, 1904. Children: Quincy A., Frances West, Frederick Hemsley.

father:
Quincy O’Mahr Gillmore

mother:
Margaret (Van Kleeck) Gillmore

spouse:
Frances West Hemsley

children:
Quincy A. Gillmore

Frances West Gillmore

Frederick Hemsley Gillmore