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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III
p241
2559

(Born Del.)

John P. Jefferson

(Ap'd Del.)

10

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Served: at the Military Academy, as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, July 5 to Aug. 31, 1875 (leave of absence, to Nov. 27, 1875); in garrison at St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 27, 1875, to Apr. 8, 1876, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1 to Oct. 21, 1876, — Summerville, S. C., to Nov. 17, 1876, — Washington Arsenal, D. C., Nov. 19, 1876, to Feb. 5, 1877, — and Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), Feb. 5, 1877, to May 1, 1878 (leave of absence, June 1 to Sep. 30, 1877); on delay, May 1 to June 6, 1878; and in garrison at Key West, Fla., June 6 to July 12, 1878, — Ft. Jefferson, Fla., July 12 to Nov. 7, 1878, — and Key West, Fla., Nov. 7, 1878, to June 8, 1879; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Brooks's High School, Cleveland, O., to Mar. 9, 1881; and on leave of absence, to Feb. 15, 1882.

Resigned, Feb. 15, 1882.

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

Vol. IV
p254
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(John Percival Jefferson)

Civil History. — Manufacturer and general business, Warren, Pa. — Managing partner of the firm of Strulliersº Wells Co., manufacturing engines, boilers, and general machinery. — President Warren Electric Light Co. — President Warren Library Association. — Vice-President Pennsylvania Gas Co. — Vice-President Warren Gaslight Co.

Vol. V
p229
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

(Born 1852.)

Civil History. — Interested in manufacturing and general business enterprises at Warren, Penn.; President of the following companies: Bennett Piano Co., Warren Electric Light Co., The Kruthersº-Wells Co., Warren Library Association; Vice-President of the following institutions: Warren Savings Bank, Warren Trust Co., L. D. Wetmore Co., Warren Gas Light Co., Pennsylvania Oil Co., Pennsylvania Gas Co.; Treasurer of the following: National Foundry Co., Allegheny Lumber Co., Conewango Lumber Co., Wetmore Lumber Co., Chautauqua Lumber Co., Wallowa Timber Co., McCabe Lumber Co., all operating in timber lands in Washington and Oregon, except last named, which operateº in Pennsylvania and North Carolina; member American Geographical Society; member Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, and of American Association for Advancement of Science; also American Institute of Civics; tendered services to War Department for Spanish-American War. Summer residence, Warren, Penn.; winter residence, Santa Barbara, Cal.

Vol. VI
p200
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(John Percival Jefferson, Born March 11, 1852.)

Civil History. — Interested in manufacturing and general business enterprises at Warren, Penn.; President of the Struthersº-Wells Co., of the Warren Library Association; Vice-President of the Warren Savings Bank, of the Warren Trust Co., of the L. D. Wetmore Co., of the Pennsylvania Oil Co., of the Pennsylvania Gas Co.; Treasurer of the National Foundry Co., of the Allegheny Lumber Co., of the Conewango Lumber Co., of the Wetmore Lumber Co., of the Chautauqua Lumber Co., of the Wallowa Timber Co., of the McCabe Lumber Co., all operating in timber lands in Washington and Oregon, except last named which operates in Pennsylvania and North Carolina; member of the American Geographical Society, of the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, of the American Association for Advancement of Science, of the American Institute of Civics.

Summer residence, Warren, Pa.; winter residence, Santa Barbara, Cal.

Vol. VII
p127
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 5th Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Resigned, Feb. 15, 1882.

Civil History. — Now retired from active business, but still interested in natural gas, lumber and timber operations. Member of Royal Geographical, American Geographical and National Geographic Societies, Franklin Institute, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Museum of Natural History.

Summer residence: Warren, Pa. Winter residence: Santa Barbara, Cal.

Vol. VIII
p50
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt. 5th Art., June 16, 1875.

Resigned, Feb. 15, 1882.

Died, Sept. 2, 1934, at Santa Barbara, Calif.: Aged 82.

Buried, Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA.


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