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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III
p313
2775

(Born Ind.)

Luther S. Welborn

(Ap'd Ind.)

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Born Spiceland, IN.a

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

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

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Sep. 30 to Oct. 1, 1879, — Ute Expedition, to Mar. 21, 1880, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., and Scouting, to May 22, 1882, — and Ft. McKinney, Wy. (leave of absence, Nov. 16, 1882, to Mar. 13, 1883), to Aug. 2, 1883; at the Military Academy as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 28, 1883, to Oct. 2, 1884; on sick leave of absence, to Apr. 27, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Reno, I. T., to Aug. 19, 1885, — Ft. Supply, I. T., to Jan. 13, 1886; and on sick leave of absence, awaiting retirement, to –––––.

First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, Apr. 21, 1887.

Vol. IV
p309
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty, April 17, 1891.

— Residence, New York, N. Y.

Vol. V
p288
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, New York, N. Y.

Civil History. — Lawyer; practiced law in New York City, 1889 to 1897; Secretary Police Department, City of New York, Dec., 1906 to July, 1909.

Vol. VI
p267
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Luther Scott Welborn, Born Nov. 14, 1856.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, April 21, 1887

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, April 17, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Civil History. — Lawyer: practiced law in New York City, 1889 to 1897; Secretary of Police Department, City of New York, December, 1906, to July, 1909.

 p268  Military History. — Recalled to active duty, October, 1918; at New York, N. Y., Assistant to Department Engineer, Eastern Department, to

(Captain of Engineers, Temporary, Oct. 21, 1918)

Vol. VII
p158
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 17, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Recalled to active duty; at New York City, Assistant to Department Engineer, Eastern Department, Oct., 1918, to

Captain, Corps of Engineers, U. S. A., Oct. 21, 1918.

Returned to Grade of First Lieutenant, June 10, 1919.

June 10, 1919, when he was relieved from further active duty.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, June 21, 1930,
Act of June 21, 1930.

Civil History: — Lawyer, practiced law in New York City, 1889 to 1897; Secretary of Police Department, City of New York, Dec., 1906 to July, 1909.

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

Military History: —

Capt., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Mar. 5, 1936, at Indianapolis, Ind.: Aged 79.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1937.º

Buried, Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, IN.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Welborn's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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