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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p166
2368

(Born N. Y.)

Lovell H. Jerome

(Ap'd at Large)

57

Born Rochester, NY.a

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

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Ellis, Mon., Oct. 13, 1870, to Sep. 16, 1871, — on Escort duty, Sep. 16 to Nov. 29, 1871, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to July 28, 1872, — Escorting Surveying Party, Northern Pacific Railroad, to Sep. 28, 1872, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Aug. 10, 1875 (leave of absence, Nov. 24, 1872, to May 4, 1873), — Scouting, Aug. 10 to Oct. 2, 1875, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Mar. 24, 1877, — on Nez Percés Expedition, Mar. 24 to Nov. 5, 1877, — and Ft. Ellis, Mon., Nov. 5‑9, 1877; on leave of absence, Nov. 9, 1877, to May 2, 1878; and on frontier duty at Ft. Carroll, Mon., Oct. 9 to Nov. 14, 1878, — and en route to St. Paul, Min., and at Ft. Snelling, Min., Dec. 17, 1878 (in arrest), to Apr. 12, 1879.

Resigned, Apr. 12, 1879.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p205
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — General Manager John Weir Mining Co., Mossy Creek, Ten., operating in east Tennessee about 3500 acres of zinc lands. — Tendered his services to the War Department at the outbreak of the Spanish-American war.

Vol. V
p176
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown. — Residence, New York, N. Y.

Vol. VI
p156
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Lovell Hall Jerome, Born Aug. 6, 1849.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Specially mentioned by General Nelson A. Miles for zeal and skill shown in engagement with Indians on Big Muddy, M. T., May 7, 1877; volunteered and acted as hostage for Chief Joseph on the Nez Perces, Bear Paw, M. T., 1877; only case of exchange with Indians on record.

Resigned, April 12, 1879.

Civil History. — Special Inspector in Customs Service, 1883; Collector of Customs, Corpus Christi, Texas, February, 1885; Special Agent, Customs Service, October, 1885; Examiner, U. S. Customs Service, 1901; Special Employe, Collector of Customs, New York, 1903 to 1911, when office was discontinued; Vice-President Alaska Perseverance and of p157Alaska Gastineau Gold Mining Companies; General Manager John Weir Zinc Co., Mossy Creek, Tenn.; President Lee Bumer Company.

Address: 944 Park Avenue, New York City.

Vol. VII
p103
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Specially mentioned by General Nelson A. Miles for zeal and skill shown in engagement with Indians on Big Muddy, M. T., May 7, 1877; volunteered and acted as hostage for Chief Joseph on the Nez Perces, Bear Paw, M. T., 1877; only case of exchange with Indians on record.

Resigned, April 12, 1879.

Civil History: — Special Inspector in Customs Service, 1883; Collector of Customs, Corpus Christi, Texas, Feb., 1885; Special Agent, Customs Service, Oct., 1885; Examiner, U. S. Customs Service, 1901; Special Employee, Collector of Customs, New York, 1903 to 1911, when office was discontinued; Vice President Alaska Perseverance and Alaska Gastineau Gold Mining Companies; General Manager, John Weir Zinc Co., Mossy Creek, Tenn.; President Lee Bumer Company.

Address: 829 Park Ave., New York City, N. Y.

Vol. VIII
p45
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt., 2d Cav., June 15, 1870.

Resigned, Apr. 12, 1879.

Died, Jan. 17, 1935, at New York City, N. Y.: Aged 85.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1935.º

Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Jerome's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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