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army officer

Richard Leveridge Hoxie, American army officer. member of the board of public works, District of Columbia, and engineer, District of Columbia 1874-1878, and assistant to engineer commission, District of Columbia, 1878-1883, etc.

Background

Hoxie, Richard Leveridge was born on August 7, 1844 in New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Jacqueline (Barry) Hoxie.

Education

Educated in New York, Pennsylvania, Italy, 1851-1858. Iowa State University, 1858-1861. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1868.

Career

1 son, Richard Ream; married second, May Ruth Norcross, April 30, 1917. Bugler, private, corporal Company F., 1st Iowa Cavalry, June 13, 1861-June 9, 1864. Cadet, West Point, 1864-1868.

Second lieutenant Engineer Corps, June 15, 1868. First lieutenant, September 22, 1870. Captain, June 15, 1882.

Major, March 31, 1895. Lieutenant colonel, April 23, 1904. Colonel June 9, 1907.

Brigadier general, August 7, 1908 (retired). In engineer work in construction of defenses, improvements of rivers and harbors, the light house establishment, etc. Assistant on Western explorations under Lieutenant Wheeler, 1872-1874.

Member of the board of public works, District of Columbia, and engineer, District of Columbia 1874-1878, and assistant to engineer commission, District of Columbia, 1878-1883, etc. Home: Washington, Distric.

Membership

Member of the board of public works, District of Columbia, and engineer, District of Columbia 1874-1878, and assistant to engineer commission, District of Columbia, 1878-1883, etc.

Connections

Married Vinnie Ream, May 28, 1878 (died November 20, 1914).; married second, May Ruth Norcross, April.

father:
Joseph Hoxie

mother:
Jacqueline (Barry) Hoxie

spouses:
Vinnie Ream

May Ruth Norcross