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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p311
2768

(Born Io.)

James Edward Runcieº

(Ap'd O.)

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Born Burlington, IA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 13, 1879.

Transferred to 1st Artillery, Aug. 11, 1879.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Trumbull, Ct., Sep. 30, 1879, to Jan. 27, 1880, — and Ft. Columbus, N. Y., to Aug. 23, 1880; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1880, to July 1, 1883, — as Asst. Instructor of Tactics, Aug. 28, 1880, to Jan. 22, 1881, — as Asst. Professor of Law, Sep. 4, 1882, to Aug. 31, 1883, — and as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, July 1, 1883, to Aug. 28, 1884; in garrison at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., to May 10, 1886, — San Diego Barracks, Cal., to Sep. 2, 1886, — Ft. Mason, Cal., to Jan. 3, 1887, — and Presidio of San

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 25, 1886)

Francisco, Cal. (on leave of absence, May 17 to Sep. 17, 1887, and on detached service at Ft. Huachuca, Ara., Oct. 5 to Dec. 15, 1887), to Mar. 3, 1888; and as Acting Engineer Officer of the Division of the Pacific, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p308
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Served: On duty at Headquarters Division of Pacific and Department of California to April, 1892. — At Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Va., Sept., 1892. — On sick leave from Dec., 1892 to March 22, 1894.

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, March 22, 1894.

Civil History. — Lawyer. — Practiced law at San Francisco, Cal., 1895 to April, 1898. — Counsel for the Provincial Government of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Dec., 1898 to –––––; Post-office address, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

(Major, First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, May 9, 1898)

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Oct. 25, 1898)

Vol. V
p285
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Lawyer; Counsel for Provincial Government of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Dec., 1898 to Jan., 1900; practiced law at Habana, Cuba, Jan., 1900 to –––––; post office address, Habana, Cuba.

Vol. VI
p264
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born Aug. 7, 1858.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 25, 1886.

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, March 22, 1894,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, May 9, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, Oct. 25, 1898.

Civil History. — Lawyer; counsel for Provincial Government of Santiago de Cuba, December, 1898 to January, 1900; practiced law in Havana, Cuba, January, 1900 to Jan. 1, 1914; Librarian of the U. S. Military Academy, May 16, 1914, to Oct. 31, 1919.

Vol. VII
p156
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 22, 1894,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History. — Lawyer; Counsel for Provincial Government of Santiago de Cuba, Dec., 1898, to Jan., 1900; practiced law in Havana, Cuba, Jan., 1900 to Jan. 1, 1914; Librarian of the U. S. Military Academy, May 16, 1914, resigned, Oct. 31, 1919.

Vol. VIII
p57
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

1st Lt., Ret., Mar. 22, 1894.

Died Mar. 31, 1933, at Cleveland, Ohio: Aged 74.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º

Buried, Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.b


Thayer's Notes:

a James Runcie's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b His burial place is from his AOG obituary.


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