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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p276
2657

(Born Ten.)

James C. Shofner1

(Ap'd Ten.)

17

Born Mulberry Village, TN.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1873, to June 14, 1877, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15 to Dec. 27, 1877; on frontier duty at Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Dec. 27, 1877, to June 5, 1878, — in the field, June 5 to Aug. 22, 1878, — Camp Harney, Or., Aug. 22 to Oct. 28, 1878, — and Ft. Vancouver, Wash., Oct. 28, 1878, to Sep. 9, 1880; and on leave of absence, to June 1, 1881.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

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

Vol. IV
p279
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Clerk, Portland, Ore. — Engaged in business at San Francisco, Cal., and Portland, Ore., June 1, 1881 to Jan. 1, 1887. — Brigadier-General, 2d Brigade, Oregon State Militia, Feb. 18 to April 29, 1887. — Adjutant-General, with rank of Colonel, Oregon National Guard, April 30, 1887 to Oct. 12, 1891. Brigadier-General, Oregon National Guard, Oct. 13 to 21, 1891. — Engaged in business at Portland, Ore., May 11, 1891 to March 3, 1894. — Clerk U. S. Engineer Department, since Sept. 1, 1894.

Vol. V
p255
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Clerk U. S. Engineer Department, Sept. 1, 1894 to Mar. 1, 1899; engaged in grocery business at 355 Yorehill street, Portland, Oregon, since July 1, 1899. — Residence address, 535 College street, Portland, Oregon.

Vol. VI
p229
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(James Clayton Shofner, Born Dec. 29, 1853.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

Civil History. — Clerk, U. S. Engineer Department, Sept. 1, 1894, to March 1, 1899; at Portland, Oregon, in grocery business, July, 1899, to March 1, 1910; engaged in fruit farming in Sonoma Valley, since May 1, 1910.

Postoffice address: Sonoma, Sonoma Co., Cal.

Vol. VII
p139
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieut., 21st Infantry, June 15, 1877.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

Civil History: — Operated fruit farm at Sonoma, Calif., from 1910 to Nov. 22, 1926.

Died, Nov. 22, 1926, at Sonoma, Calif.: Aged 72.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1927.

Buried, Mountain Cemetery, Sonoma, CA.


The Author's Note:º

1 Name incorrectly spelled Schofner in 1900 edition.

Thayer's Note: In the initial 1890 edition as well; I've substituted the correction of course.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Shofner's birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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