Richard Hulbert Wilson, American army officer. Club: Rainier (Seattle, Washington).
Wilson, Richard Hulbert was born on June 10, 1853 in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward H. C. and Helen M. (Hulbert) Wilson.
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877.
Commissioned Second lieutenant 8th Infantry, June 15, 1877. First lieutenant, January 1, 1886. Captain, July 31, 1894.
Major, February 28, 1901. Lieutenant colonel 16th Infantry, April 5, 1906. Colonel 14th Infantry, June 12, 1910.
Assistant instructor Infantry and Cavalry School until 1891. Duty at Fort McKinley, Wyoming, 1891-1894. Indian agent Arapahoe and Shoshone Agency, Wyoming, 1895-1898.
Participated with regiment in battles of El Caney and San Juan, Cuba, and siege of Santiago, 1898. Recommended for brevetted as major “for gallantry” at Battle of El Caney. Commander Fort Michael, Alaska, 1902-1904.
Commanded Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry, 1908-1909. Duty on Mexican border, 1917.
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Club: Rainier (Seattle, Washington).
Married Grace A. Chaffin, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, June 25, 1895.