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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p309
2762

(Born Ct.)

Theodore A. Bingham

(Ap'd at Large)

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Born Andover, CT.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1875, to June 12, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 13, 1879.

Served: on duty at the Military Academy, to Aug. 28, 1879, and with the Battalion of Engineers at Willet's Point, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1879 (commanding Company, Aug. 23 to Nov. 23, 1881), to Nov. 29, 1881; as

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 17, 1881)

Assistant to Major Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.King, Dec. 31, 1881, to July 27, 1883; as Engineer Officer of the Department of Arizona, Aug. 10, 1883, to Aug. 13, 1885; as Secretary and Disbursing Officer of the Missouri River Commission, since Aug. 29, 1885; and as Recorder of Board on Construction of Bridges across the Missouri, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers, Jan. 10 to Mar. 5, 1888.

Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 2, 1889.

Vol. IV
p306
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

(Theodore Alfred Bingham)

Military History. — Served: From Jan. 1, 1890 to Nov. 1, 1892, Military Attaché to the U. S. Legation at Berlin, Germany; from Nov. 1, 1892 to Oct. 1, 1894, Military Attaché to U. S. Legation at Rome, Italy; from Dec. 15, 1894 to Aug. 17, 1895, in charge of Tennessee River improvements; from Sept. 10, 1895 to March 6, 1896, commanding company and instructor of Military Engineering at Engineer School, Willet's Point, N. Y.; in charge of public building and grounds, Washington, D. C., with rank, pay, and emoluments of a colonel in the army, March 9, 1897 to ––––

(Major, Corps of Engineers, July 5, 1898)

 p307  Civil History. — June 20, 1896, received the degree of M. A. from Yale University.

Vol. V
p284
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Superintendent Public Buildings and Grounds, and Military Aide to President of U. S., 1897‑1903; river and harbor work, Buffalo, and Light-house Engineer, 10th District.

(Brigadier-General, U. S. A., July 10,º 1904)

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired July 11,º 1904,
disability in line of duty.

Civil History. — Police Commissioner, New York City, Jan. 1, 1906 to July 1, 1909; Consulting Engineer, New York City, Jan. 1, 1910 to –––––; member Society of the Cincinnati, Conn.; Officer, Legion of Honor, France; Society Colonial Wars, N. Y.; S. A. R., Conn.; Association Consulting Engineers, N. Y.; F. & A. M.; medals for sharpshooting. — Post office address, St. Nicholas Club, N. Y., or 1830 Conn. Ave., Washington, D. C.

Vol. VI
p263
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Theodore Alfred Bingham, Jr., Born May 14, 1858.)

Military History. —

Major, Corps of Engineers, July 5, 1898.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., July 11, 1904.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, July 12, 1904,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History. — Police Commissioner, New York City, Jan. 1, 1906 to July 1, 1909; Consulting Engineer, New York City, Jan. 1, 1910 to Jan. 1, 1915; member of Association of Consulting Engineers, N. Y.; officer of the Legion of Honor, France; member of the Society of the Cincinnati; of the Society of Colonial Wars; of Sons of the American Revolution.

Military History. — Recalled to active service, Oct. 11, 1917; commanding 2nd Engineering District, New York City; Department Engineer, Eastern Department; Senior Member, Board of Engineers, U. S. Army; member of Harbor Line Board, etc.

Vol. VII
p155
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., Retired, July 12, 1904,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Recalled to active service Oct. 19, 1917; at New York City, commanding 2nd Engineer District, Department Engineer, Eastern Department, etc., to June 10, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Officer of the Legion of Honor, France.

Civil History: — Police Commissioner, N. Y. C., Jan. 1, 1906, to July 1, 1909; Consulting Engineer, N. Y. C., Jan. 1, 1910, to Jan. 1, 1915; member of Association of Consulting Engineers, N. Y.; member of the society of the Cincinnati; of the Society of Colonial Wars; of Sons of the American Revolution.

Vol. VIII
p56
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Brig.‑Gen., Ret., July 12, 1904.

Died, Sept. 6, 1934, at Chester, N. S.: Aged 76.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1936.º

Buried, St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Cemetery,
Chester, Nova Scotia (Canada).


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Bingham's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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