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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1817

Vol. I

(Born France)

Augustus L. Roumfort

(Ap'd Pa.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, Sep. 26, 1814, to Apr. 15, 1817, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Marines, Apr. 15, 1817.

Naval History. — Served at the Marine Barracks in Washington, D. C., 1817, — and in Philadelphia, Pa., 1817‑18.

Resigned, Aug. 18, 1818.

Civil History. — Professor of Mathematics, Mount Airy College,  p156 Germantown, Pa., 1824‑26. Superintendent of the "American Classical and Military Lyceum," Germantown, Pa., 1826‑34. Captain, Pennsylvania Militia, 1820‑24, — Lieut.‑Colonel, 1824‑26, — and Colonel, 1826‑32.

Military History. — Re-appointed in the United States Army as

Military Store Keeper of Ordnance, Dec. 19, 1834.

Served as Military Store Keeper of Ordnance at Frankford Arsenal, Pa., 1834‑41.

Resigned, Apr. 14, 1841.

Civil History. — Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Pennsylvania, 1842, 1843, and 1844. Harbor Master of the Port of Philadelphia, Pa., 1845‑49. Brig.‑General, Pennsylvania Militia, 1843‑49. Superintendent of the Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad, Pa., 1850‑52, — and of the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1852‑60. Mayor of the city of Harrisburg, Pa., 1863‑66.

Died, Aug. 2, 1878, at Harrisburg, Pa.: Aged 82.

See Annual Association of Graduates U. S. M. A., 1879, for an obituary notice.

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