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Military officer , director war bonds

Richard Gilder Cholmeley-Jones, American military officer, director war bonds.


Cholmeley-Jones, Richard Gilder was born on October 8, 1884 in New York, New York, United States. Son of E. and Elmira (Gilder) Cholmeley-Jones.


Educational public schools, under private tutors and at Wharton School of Finance (University of Pennsylvania). In insurance business, 1899-1903. With Review of Reviews, 1903-1917, the last 7 years as advertising manager.

Reorganized work of the recruiting committee of New York City under Mayor’s Committee of National Defense, September 1917. At request of secretary of war, organized sale of 2d Liberty Loan Bonds through United States Army, bonds to amount of $86,000,000 being disposed of. Commissioned captain adjunct, United States Army, November 1917.

And sent to France to assist in organizing the War Risk Section of American Expeditionary Force of which became chief. Promoted lieutenant colonel. Honorary discharge, February 5, 1919.

Director bureau of War Risk Insurance, May 19, since 1919.


Director bureau of War Risk Ins.


E. Cholmeley-Jones

Elmira (Gilder) Cholmeley-Jones