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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1883

Vol. III
p370
2989

(Born O.)

Samuel E. Adair

(Ap'd W. Va.)

21

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1879, to June 13, 1883, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 13, 1883.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Robinson, Neb., Sep. 30, 1883, to May 27, 1885, — and Ft. Riley, Kan., and Scouting, to Sep. 20, 1885; on leave of absence, to Dec. 10, 1885; on frontier duty at Ft. Riley, Kan., to Dec. 18, 1885, — Ft. Reno, I. T., and in the field, in command of Indian Scouts, to Nov. 3, 1887, — Ft. Elliott, Tex., and in the field, to Jan. 24, 1889, — Ft. Sill, I. T., and in the field, to Jan. 22, 1890; and on leave of absence, Jan. 22, 1890, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p372
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: On leave to April 8, 1890; garrison duty at Fort Sill, Okla.,

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, 9th Cavalry, Feb. 25, 1891)

(Transferred to 5th Cavalry, April 27, 1891)

to May 7, 1891; at Fort Reno, Okla. (being frequently in the field suppressing Cherokee Creek disturbances), to June 21, 1893; at Fort Ringgold, Tex., to Jan., 1896, and at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., until he

Resigned, Aug. 5, 1897.

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p344
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown; supposed to live in Los Angeles, Cal.

Vol. VI
p355
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Samuel Effinger Adair, Born April 25, 1859.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 9th Cavalry, Feb. 25, 1891

Transferred to 5th Cavalry, April 27, 1891

Resigned, Aug. 5, 1897.

Civil History. — September and October, 1897, explored and mapped Chilcoot, Chilcat and White Passes leading to the Yukon River and thence to the Klondike; February to November, 1898, led expedition of 36 white men and 23 Chilcat Indians into Yukon Territory; (cut off from news and knew nothing of Spanish-American War); March, 1899, to May, 1900, led party of engineers in survey and location work on copper lands in Canada; with various other expeditions into Alaska, Northwest Canada and Mexico, 1900 to 1905; 1905 to 1912, Consulting Engineer, Copperopolis Mining Co., Atlantic and Pacific Co., Nevada Development Co., and Goldfield Mining Co., all of Nevada, and Guarica Mining Co., of U. S. of Colombia; Director and Vice-President of Barytes Company and of the Bi‑Metal Company; 1912 to 1920, President of the Brazil Company; made two expeditions into the interior of Brazil with 16 engineers and 195 employees; President of Board of Trustees of the Brazil Companies; during War with Germany tendered services in line and was offered commission in Staff, but declined; performed certain duties connected with examination for commissions and Intelligence; organized Parana Agricultural, Industrial and Commercial Bank at Corytiba, Parana, Brazil, 1919; engaged in organizing Urban Credit Bank and Ramos Bank, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1919.

Business address: 149 Broadway, New York City; residence, 2307 West 30th Street, Los Angeles, Cal.

Vol. VII
p199
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

First Lieutenant, 9th Cavalry, Feb. 25, 1891.

(Transferred to 5th Cavalry, April 27, 1891.)

Resigned, Aug. 5, 1897.

Civil History: — September and October, 1897, explored and mapped Chilkoot, Chilcat and White Passes leading to the Yukon River and thence to the Klondike; Feb. to Nov., 1898, led expedition of 36 white men and 23 Chilcat Indians into Yukon Territory; (cut off from news and knew nothing of Spanish- p200 American War); Mar., 1899, to May, 1900, led party of engineers in survey and location work on copper lands in Canada; with various other expeditions into Alaska, Northwest Canada and Mexico, 1900 to 1905; 1905 to 1912, Consulting Engineer, Copperopolis Mining Co., Atlantic and Pacific Co., Nevada Development Co., and Goldfield Mining Co., all of Nevada, and Guarica Mining Co., of U. S. of Colombia; Director and Vice-President of Barytes Company and of the Bi‑Metal Company; 1912 to 1920, President of the Brazil Company; made two expeditions into the interior of Brazil with 16 engineers and 195 Employees; President of Board of Trustees of the Brazil Companies; during War with Germany tendered services in line and was offered commission in Staff, but declined; performed certain duties connected with examination for commissions and Intelligence; organized Parana Agricultural, Industrial and Commercial Bank at Corytiba, Parana, Brazil, 1919; engaged in organizing Urban Credit Bank and Ramos Bank, both in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1919.

Address: c/o U. S. Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Vol. VIII
p65
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

1st Lt. 9th Cav., Feb. 25, 1891.

Resigned Aug. 5, 1897.

Died, Dec. 15, 1932, at London, England: Aged 73.


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