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Robert Shufeldt Smith Edit Profile

army officer.

Robert Shufeldt Smith, American army officer. Served in Cuba, August 1898-February 1900.

Background

Smith, Robert Shufeldt was born on February 4, 1861 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Truman and Mary A. (Dickinson) Smith.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Enlisted as private Company G, 8th New York Infantry, May 17, 1898. Commissioned major add. p.-married, same date. Honorary discharged vols., May 20, 1901.

Captain p.-married, United States of America, February 7, 1901. Major, February 19, 1903. Lieutenant colonel, March 27, 1914.

Colonel, October 8, 1917.

Membership

Served in Cuba, August 1898-February 1900. Clubs: Union League (New York), Columbia (Indianapolis).

Connections

Married Bertha Warner, of Denver, Colorado, April.

father:
Truman Smith

mother:
Mary A. (Dickinson) Smith

spouse:
Bertha Warner