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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p306
2753

(Born Pa.)

William J. Elliott

(Ap'd Pa.)

37

Born Philadelphia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Brown, Tex., Dec., 1878, to Dec. 13, 1879, — and Ft. Clark, Tex., to Oct. 30, 1880; and on leave of absence, to June 1, 1881.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

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

Vol. IV
p303
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Assistant Adjutant-General, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania. — Lieutenant-Colonel and Division Inspector, National Guard of Pennsylvania, June 8, 1885 to Jan. 13, 1898. — Appointed Assistant Adjutant-General, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania, Jan. 13, 1898. — Acting Inspector -General, Pennsylvania, March 24, 1888 to Jan., 1891.

Military History. — Appointed

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 6th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, July 21, 1898)

— Commanding same to Sept. 8, 1898.

(Honorably Mustered out of Volunteer Service, Oct. 17, 1898)

Vol. V
p280
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Judge Advocate, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania; Lieutenant-Colonel and Division Inspector, National Guard of Pennsylvania, June 8, 1885 to Jan. 13, 1898; Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania, Jan. 13, 1898 to Aug. 21, 1907; appointed Judge Advocate, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania, Sept. 3, 1907. — Residence, Philadelphia, Pa.

Vol. VI
p259
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William John Elliott, Born Dec. 3, 1856.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 8th Cavalry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

Lieut.‑Colonel, Division Inspector, N. G. of Pennsylvania,
June 8, 1885, to Jan. 13, 1898.

Acting Inspector-General, N. G. of Pennsylvania,
March 24, 1888, to January, 1891.

Lieut.‑Colonel, Asst. Adj.‑General, Division N. G. of Penn.,
Jan. 13, 1898, to Aug. 21, 1907.

Lieut.‑Colonel, 6th Penn. Vol. Infantry, July 21, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out, Oct. 17, 1898.

Judge-Advocate, Division National Guard of Pennsylvania,
Sept. 3, 1907, to April 20, 1918.

Address: 317 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Vol. VII
p153
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

Second Lieutenant, 8th Cavalry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, June 1, 1881.

Lieutenant-Colonel, Division Inspector, N. G. of Pa.
June 8, 1885, to Jan. 13, 1898.

Acting Inspector-General, N. G. of Pa.
Mar. 24, 1888, to Jan. 1891.

Lieutenant-Colonel, Asst. Adjutant-General, Division N. G. of Pa.
Jan. 13, 1898, to Aug. 21, 1907.

Lieutenant-Colonel, 6th Pa. Vol. Inf., July 21, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out, Oct. 17, 1898.

Judge-Advocate, Division National Guard of Pa.
Sept. 3, 1907, to Apr. 20, 1918.

Civil History: — Elected by Philadelphia Councils, Trustee, Norristown State Hospital, 1887‑1923; President of Board, 1913‑1921.

Died, Dec. 12, 1930, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.º

Buried, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.


Thayer's Note:

a Ltc. Elliott's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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