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William Brodnax Banister, colonel in medical corps United States of America. Served in Geronimo Campaign, 1885-1886; Member Association Military Surgeons, American Medical Association, S.A.R., Legion of Honor, Military Order of Dragon, Military Order of Carabao, Society Army of Santiago.

Background

Banister, William Brodnax was born on October 14, 1861 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Son of John Monro and Mary Louisa (Brodnax) Banister.

Education

Trinity (Alabama) High School. Doctor of Medicine Hospital College of Medicine, Medical Department, Central University of Kentucky, 1883.

Career

Contract surgeon United States of America, 1883. Assistant surgeon, January 26, 1886. Captain assistant surgeon, January 26, 1891.

Major brigade surgeon vols., June 4, 1898. Honorary discharged April 30, 1899. Major surgeon vols., November 11, 1899.

Vacated April 2, 1901. Major surgeon United States of America, April 2, 1901. Lieutenant-colonel, January 1, 1910.

Colonel, July 1, 1916.

Membership

Served in Geronimo Campaign, 1885-1886. Member Association Military Surgeons, American Medical Association, S.A.R., Legion of Honor, Military Order of Dragon, Military Order of Carabao, Society Army of Santiago.

Connections

Married Mary Caroline Noltenius, of Petersburg, Virginia, January 12, 1893.

father:
John Monro Banister

mother:
Mary Louisa (Brodnax) Banister

spouse:
Mary Caroline Noltenius