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Richard Renshaw Neill

diplomat.

Richard Renshaw Neill, American diplomat. Served 9 months in Keystone Light Artillery of Philadelphia as corporal in Civil war; Member Order of the Cincinnati (Delaware branch), Sons of Albion, Sons Revolution, Geography Society of Lima, Peru, G.A.R. (Pennsylvania Society).

Background

Neill, Richard Renshaw was born on October 20, 1845 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Major James P. W. and Alice Johnston (Renshaw) Neill.

Education

Academic education.

Career

Made First lieutenant, 1871 and resigned, 1873.

Membership

Served 9 months in Keystone Light Artillery of Philadelphia as corporal in Civil war. Member Order of the Cincinnati (Delaware branch), Sons of Albion, Sons Revolution, Geography Society of Lima, Peru, G.A.R. (Pennsylvania Society).

Connections

father:
Major James P. W. Neill

mother:
Alice Johnston (Renshaw) Neill