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army officer.

Richard Hulbert Wilson, American army officer. Club: Rainier (Seattle, Washington).

Background

Wilson, Richard Hulbert was born on June 10, 1853 in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward H. C. and Helen M. (Hulbert) Wilson.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877.

Career

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.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.

Views

Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.

Membership

Club: Rainier (Seattle, Washington).

Connections

Married Grace A. Chaffin, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, June 25, 1895.

father:
Edward H. C. Wilson

mother:
Helen M. (Hulbert) Wilson

spouse:
Grace A. Chaffin