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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1875

Vol. III

(Born Mas.)

Elbert Wheeler

(Ap'd Mas.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1871, to June 16, 1875, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, July 5 to Aug. 31, 1875; on leave of absence, to Dec. 22, 1875; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., to Aug., 1876, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Dec., 1876, — and Washington Arsenal, D. C., to Apr. 23, 1877; and on leave of absence, to June 12, 1877.

Resigned, June 12, 1877.

 p243  Civil History. — Cotton and Woolen Manufacturer, Laconia, N. H., 1877‑81. Captain, N. H. Militia, 1878‑81. Inspector-General of New Hampshire, with the rank of Brigadier-General, since June 23, 1881. Treasurer of various manufacturing and water-supply companies, since 1881. Residence, Nashua, N. H.

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

Civil History. — Dealer in reflectors, lighting fixtures, etc., also treasurer and manager of several municipal water supply companies, Boston, Mas. — Inspector-General of New Hampshire, with rank of Brigadier-General, 1881 to 1891, and since Jan. 5, 1899.

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

Civil History. — Treasurer Nashua (N. H.) Light, Heat & Power Co.; Treasurer Putnam (Conn.) Water Co.; Treasurer Crystal Water Co. (Danielson, Conn.); Treasurer Exeter (N. H.) Water Works; Treasurer Palatka (Florida) Water Works; Treasurer Ashland (Wis.) Water Co. and Treasurer Lewiston-Clarkston (Wash.); Trustee Nashua Public Library; Inspector-General of New Hampshire National Guard, with rank of Brigadier-General, to 1901; member of the Sons of the American Revolution. — Residence, Nashua, N. H.; post office address, 14 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.

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

(Born Sept. 18, 1849.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Resigned, June 12, 1877.

Inspector-General, National Guard of New Hampshire, with rank of Brigadier-General, to 1901.

Civil History. — Vice-President and Director, Nashua, N. H., Trust Co.; Treasurer, Exeter, N. H., Water Works; Treasurer, Palatka, Fla., Water Works; Treasurer, Ashland, Wis., Water Co.; Director, Manchester, N. H., Traction, Light and Power Co.; Vice-President, American Box and Lumber Co.; Trustee of Estates; Trustee, Nashua Public Library; Chairman of Third, Fourth and Fifth (Victory) Liberty Loan Committees of Nashua, N. H.; member of New Hampshire Public Safety Committee, 1917‑1918; Chairman of Committee on State Protection, 1917‑1918; member of Military Engineering Board, N. H., 1917‑1919; member of Military Board, N. H., 1919.

Residence, Nashua, N. H.; business address, 14 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.

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

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 1st Artillery, June 16, 1875.

Resigned, June 12, 1877.

Civil History: — President, Association of Graduates, West Point, N. Y., 1918‑1919; Member of New Hampshire Legislature, 1923‑1924; Vice President and Director, Nashua, N. H., Trust Company; Director, Public Service Company of New Hampshire; Trustee of Estates.

Died, June 10, 1930, at Nashua, N. H.: Aged 80.

Buried, Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, NH.

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