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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1885

Vol. III
p385
3062

(Born N. Y.)

Haydn S. Cole

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Born Newark Valley, NY,a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1881, p386to June 14, 1885, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 14, 1885.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Ellis, Mon., Sep. 30, 1885, to Aug. 31, 1886, — Ft. Custer, Mon., and Scouting, to May 18, 1888, being engaged against Crow Indians Nov. 5, 1887; in garrison at Ft. Snelling, Min., to June 22, 1888; and Acting Engineer Officer of the Department of Dakota, to [image ALT: an underscored blank]

Vol. IV
p400
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: As Acting Engineer Officer of the Department of Dakota, until

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty,
with the rank of First Lieutenant, Jan. 9, 1892.

Vol. V
p368
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: Chief Engineer, Department of Dakota, 1888 to Jan. 9, 1892.

Civil History. — Lawyer; member of firm of Stevens, O'Brien, Cole & Albrecht, St. Paul, 1893‑1903; Vice-President and Counsel, Northwestern Trust Company, St. Paul, 1903 to –––––. Residence St. Paul, Minn.

Vol. VI
p393
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Haydn Samuel Cole, Born Oct. 12, 1861.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 14, 1885.

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 9, 1892,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At University of Minnesota, Professor of Military Science and Tactics, 1899‑1902; at New York City, Assistant to Depot Quartermaster and to General Superintendent, Army Transport Service, April 23 to December, 1917; Supervisor of Docks, Wharves and Terminals, December, 1917, to

(Major, National Army, Feb. 28, 1918)

April, 1919; Storage Officer, Port of New York, April, 1918, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, National Army, May 11, 1918)

(Colonel, National Army, June 14, 1918)

January, 1919; in charge of Bush Terminals and Army Supply Base, Newark, N. J., January, 1918, to January, 1919; President Hoboken Shore R. R. (owned by Government), March, 1918, to January 5, 1919; relieved from active duty, Jan. 13, 1919.

Civil History. — Lawyer and Banker; Member of the firm of Stevens, O'Brien, Cole and Albrecht, St. Paul, Minn., 1893‑1903; Vice-President and Counsel, Northwestern Trust Co., 1903‑1912; President, 1912‑1915; President of 1st National Bank of Hastings, 1915; of Farmers Trust Co., 1916; of Investment Service Co., St. Paul, 1915; Vice-President, Twin Falls, Idaho, North Side L and W Co., 1914; Director of St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co.; of National Bank of Commerce of St. Paul; of State Bank of Hinckley.

Vol. VII
p220
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

p221 Military History: —

First Lieutenant, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 9, 1892,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Colonel, National Army, June 14, 1918.

Honorably Discharged as Colonel, National Army, Only,
Jan. 13, 1919.

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

Awarded

Distinguished Service Medal.

"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services in a position of great responsibility while assistant to the general superintendent, Army Transport Service, New York City, May 1 to Nov. 1, 1917; general manager of the Hoboken Shore Railroad, July 1 to Nov. 1, 1917; and in full charge of operations at Bush Terminal System, Brooklyn, N. Y., until Jan., 1919. He displayed rare administrative and executive ability, sound judgment, and rendered services of immeasurable value to the Government."

Civil History: — Lawyer and Banker; Member of the firm of Stevens, O'Brien, Cole and Albrecht, St. Paul, Minn., 1893‑1903; Vice-President and Counsel, Northwestern Trust Co., 1903‑1912; President, 1912‑1915; President of 1st National Bank of Hastings, 1915; of Farmer's Trust Co., 1916; of Investment Service Co., St. Paul, 1915; Vice President, Twin Falls, Idaho, North Side L. and W. Co., 1914; Director of St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co.

Vol. VIII
p68
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., June 21, 1930.

Died, Feb. 13, 1939, at St. Paul, Minn.: Aged 77.

Portrait and obituary in West Point Association of Graduates, 1940.º

Buried, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Cole's birthplace is from his WPAOG obituary.


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