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Thomas Grafton Hanson Edit Profile

army officer.

Thomas Grafton Hanson, American army officer. Served in Spanish-American War, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901.

Background

Hanson, Thomas Grafton was born on May 1, 1865 in San Rafael, California, United States. Son of Thomas Hawkins and Carlotta (Milewater) Hanson.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1887, Infantry and Cavalry School, 1891.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, 19th Infantry, June 12, 1887. First lieutenant, June 7, 1894. Captain, March 2, 1899.

Major 8th Infantry, March 24, 1910. Major Q. M. Corps, May 11, 1915. Lieutenant colonel infantry, June 12, 1916.

Colonel, May 15, 1917. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Membership

Served in Spanish-American War, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901.

Connections

Married Pauline De Forest, September 13, 1893. Children: Thomas Grafton, Elizabeth D. (Mistress.

father:
Thomas Hawkins Hanson

mother:
Carlotta (Milewater) Hanson

spouse:
Pauline De Forest

children:
Thomas Grafton Hanson

Elizabeth D. (Mrs Hanson