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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p143
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(Born Me.)

Winfield Scottº Chaplin

(Ap'd Me.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 15, 1870.

Served: as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics at the Military Academy, July 5 to Aug. 30, 1870; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Nov. 30, 1870, to Jan. 6, 1872; and on leave of absence, to Apr. 6, 1872.

Resigned, Apr. 6, 1872.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1872‑74. Professor of Mechanics and Military Instructor, Maine State College, 1874‑77; and Professor of Civil Engineering in the Imperial University of Japan, at Tokio, 1877‑85, for his services in which was conferred upon him the Order of p144the "Rising Sun," 1885. Professor of Civil Engineering in Harvard University, Mas., since 1885.

Vol. IV
p193
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Chancellor of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., from 1891 to ––––

Vol. V
p164
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Chancellor Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1891‑1907. — President American‑Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Co., Mercedes, Texas, May, 1908 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p145
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 22, 1847.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 15, 1870.

Resigned, April 6, 1872.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1872‑74; at Maine State College, Professor of Mechanics and Military Instructor, 1874‑77; at Tokio, Professor of Civil Engineering in the Imperial University of Japan, 1877‑85, in recognition of which services there was conferred upon him in 1885 the Order of the Rising Sun; at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., Professor of Civil Engineering, 1885‑91; at St. Louis, Mo., Chancellor of Washington University, 1891‑1907; President American‑Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Co., Mercedes, Texas, May, 1908, to 1910, when ill health compelled his retirement from active work.

Died, March 12, 1918, at St. Louis, Mo.: Aged 70.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.


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