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Ralph Edward Haines Edit Profile

army officer.

Ralph Edward Haines, American army officer. Awarded Victory medal. Member Scabbard and Blade.

Background

Haines, Ralph Edward was born on August 4, 1883 in Vinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Alfred and Flora M. (Conklin) Haines.

Education

Student Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1902-1904. Bachelor of Science, University of California, 1907. Honorary graduate Coast Artillery School, 1916.

Graduate advance course, same, 1923. Distinguished graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1924. Graduated from Army War College, 1927.

Career

Second lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, June 20, 1910. Promoted through grades to brigadier general United States Army, January 29, 1941. Commanded successively harbor defenses of Narragansett Bay, New York-Philadelphia sector, harbor defenses of San Francisco, Northern California Sector, Western Defense Command (present command).

Membership

Member Scabbard and Blade.

Connections

Married Ethel Lyman Smith, October 9, 1912. Children: Ralph E., John L. Commissioned.

father:
Alfred Haines

mother:
Flora M. (Conklin) Haines

spouse:
Ethel Lyman Smith

children:
Ralph E. Haines

John L. Commd Haines