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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1877

Vol. III
p279
2667

(Born O.)

Calvin Esterly

(Ap'd Kan.)

27

Born Middletown, OH.a

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

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Served: on leave of absence and awaiting orders, June 15, 1877, to Jan., 1878; on frontier duty at Ft. Concho, Tex., Jan. 31 to May 10, 1878, — Scouting, to Sep. 2, 1878, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., Sep. 2, 1878, to Mar. 29, 1880, — Scouting, to Aug. 25, 1880, being engaged in several fights with Mescalero Apaches in April, 1880 (leave of absence, to Dec. 31, 1880), — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to May 30, 1881, — Scouting, and at Ft. Concho, Tex., to Nov. 28, 1881, — Ft. Stockton, Tex., to May 26, 1882 (leave of absence, to June 29, 1882), — and San Antonio, Tex., to July 15, 1882; and on leave of absence, to June 30, 1883.

Resigned, June 30, 1883.

Civil History. — Superintendent of Schools, Ottawa, Kan., 1883‑84, and El Paso, Tex., since 1885.

Vol. IV
p282
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — 1885‑90, Superintendent City Schools, El Paso, Tex. — 1890‑92, President Los Angeles University, Los Angeles, Cal. — 1892‑98, engaged in orange and lemon culture at Pomona, Cal., on account of health considerations. — Manager, Fisk Teachers' Agencies, San Francisco, Cal., Dec. 1, 1898 to –––––; Residence, Berkeley, Cal.

Vol. V
p258
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Manager Fisk Teachers' Agencies, 1897‑1907; since then Manager, Boynton & Esterly, California Teachers' Agencies, 717 Market street, San Francisco, Cal.; Inspector of Supplies, Commissary Department, U. S. Army, San Francisco, Cal., from May 1, 1898 to July 1, 1903; Director, Coast Carriage Company, Oakland, Cal.; Vice President, Playa Vicente Rubber Plantation and Development Company, property in State of Vera Cruz, Mexico; Vice President, Esterly Construction Company, Berkeley, Cal.; President and Manager, Woodside-Eureka Mining Company, mines at Georgetown, El Dorado County, Cal.; President, Children's Home Finding Society of California. — Residence, 2610 Hillegass avenue, Berkeley, Cal.

Vol. VI
p234
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born June 23, 1852.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Resigned, June 30, 1883.

Civil History. — Manager Fisk Teachers' Agencies, 1897‑1907; since then Manager, Boynton & Esterly, California Teachers' Agencies, 717 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal.; Inspector of Supplies, Commissary Department, U. S. Army, San Francisco, Cal., from May 1, 1898, to July 1, 1903; Director, Coast Carriage Company, Oakland, Cal.; Vice President, Playa Vicente Rubber Plantation and Development Company, property in State of Vera Cruz, Mexico; Vice President, Esterly Construction Company, Berkeley, Cal.; President and Manager, Woodside-Eureka Mining Company, mines at Georgetown, El Dorado County, Cal.; President, Children's Home Finding Society of California; tried orange growing in Southern California, 1911‑17; tendered services to War Department, April 9, 1917.

Vol. VII
p141
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 10th Cavalry, June 15, 1877.

Resigned, June 30, 1883.

Died, Mar. 18, 1921, at Berkeley, Calif.: Aged 68.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.


Thayer's Note:

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


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