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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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

Quincy O’Mahr Gillmore

Margaret (Van Kleeck) Gillmore

Frances West Hemsley

Quincy A. Gillmore

Frances West Gillmore

Frederick Hemsley Gillmore