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army officer

Roger D. Williams, American army officer. Served in Kentucky National Guard, First lieutenant to brigadier general, 30 years.

Background

Williams, Roger D. was born on August 29, 1856 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Benjamin F. and Mary Gates (Massie) Williams.

Education

Student Transylvania U., Lexington, 1874-1876.

Career

War correspondent attached to General Crook’s command throughout General Custer’s Sioux Indian campaign, 1876.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Horse and Hound, 1905. Old Times in the Black Hills, 1906. Wolf Hunting and Coursing, 1908.

      Deer Hunting in the West Indies, 1909. The Foxhound,1914.

Membership

Served in Kentucky National Guard, First lieutenant to brigadier general, 30 years.

Connections

Married Minnie Lyle Sayre, November 1887.

father:
Benjamin F. Williams

mother:
Mary Gates (Massie) Williams

spouse:
Minnie Lyle Sayre