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army officer

Thomas Horace Slavens, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, also war medals and Silver Star citations. Member S.A.R., Society War of 1812, Society Indian Wars in the United States, Society Foreign Wars, Military Order Carabao, Loyal Legion, American Legion.

Background

Slavens, Thomas Horace was born on January 18, 1863 in Portland Mills, Indiana, United States. Son of Zenas L. and Irene (Stanley) Slavens.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1887. Honorary graduated from the United States Infantry and Cavalry School, 1893.

Career

1 son, Stanley G. Commissioned Second lieutenant 4th Cavalry, 1887. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1923. Retired, 1927. Participated in Indiana campaigns, Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, Mexican Punitive expedition, Cuban occupation, World War I.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: San Carlos, Arizona in the Eighties, the Land of the Apache, 1944, Incidents of Cuban Occupation by United States Troops, (1898) 1946. Scouting in Northern Luzon, P.I. (1899-1900), 1947.

Membership

Member S.A.R., Society War of 1812, Society Indian Wars in the United States, Society Foreign Wars, Military Order Carabao, Loyal Legion, American Legion.

Connections

Married Alice Goodrich, December 3, 1890.

father:
Zenas L. Slavens

mother:
Irene (Stanley) Slavens

spouse:
Alice Goodrich