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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1881

Vol. III
p355
2929

(Born Ala.)

Simeon M. Dinkins

(Ap'd Ala.)

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Simeon Moses Dinkins: Born Sep. 29, 1855.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1877, to June 11, 1881, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Add. Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 11, 1881.

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 31, 1881.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Thornburg, Utah, Oct. 9, 1881, to Aug. 3, 1882; and on leave of absence, to Feb. 1, 1883.

Resigned, Feb. 1, 1883.

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

Vol. IV
p352
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p329
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown. — Residence, Montgomery, Ala.

Vol. VI
p327
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Simeon Moses Dinkins, Born Sept. 29, 1855.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, July 31, 1881

Resigned, Feb. 1, 1883

Civil History. — After resigning, spent most of his time in teaching: practiced law for four years in Troy, Ala., and for two years at Montgomery, p328Ala.; an ardent believer in the single-tax and teachings of Henry George; engaged with others in Fall of 1919 in establishing the Southern Military Academy at Greensboro, Ala.

Address: Box 195, Greensboro, Ala.

Vol. VII
p184
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 6th Infantry, July 31, 1881.

Resigned, Feb. 1, 1883.

Civil History. — After resigning, spent most of his time in teaching; practiced law for four years in Troy, Ala., and for two years at Montgomery, Ala.; an ardent believer in the single-tax and teachings of Henry George; engaged with others in Fall of 1919 in establishing the Southern Military Academy at Greensboro, Ala; moved to Selma, Ala., conducting private school, Dinkin'sº Training School, to [image ALT: an underscored blank]; author of "The Hum Buggeryº in Alabama's Educational System."

Address: Selma, Ala.

Vol. VIII
p63
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: — 2d Lt. 6th Inf., July 31, 1881. Resigned, Feb. 1, 1883.

Civil History: — At Selma, Ala., conducting private school, Dinkin'sº Training School, to Jan. 18, 1933.

Died, Jan. 18, 1933, at Selma, Ala.: Aged 77.

Buried, Oakview Cemetery, Lowndesboro, AL.


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