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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1879

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

Henry de H. Waite

(Ap'd O.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1875, to June 13, 1879, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 13, 1879.

Transferred to 5th Cavalry, Sep. 4, 1879.

 p322  Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Washakie, Wy., Oct. 1, 1879, to May 17, 1880, — Ft. Laramie, Wy., to May 22, 1882, — and Ft. Washakie, Wy. (Escort to President's Party through the Yellowstone National Park, Aug. 9 to Sep. 18, 1883), to Dec. 4, 1884; at the Artillery School for Practice, Ft. Monroe, Va., Jan. 1, 1884, to Apr. 14, 1887; on frontier duty at Ft. Reno, I. T., May 15, 1887, to July 25, 1888, — Adjutant of

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 4, 1888)

the Rifle Camp of the Department of the Missouri, to Aug. 21, 1888, — Ft. Sill, I. T., and in the Oklahoma Country and Cherokee Strip, to –––––.

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

Military History. — Served: In Oklahoma and Cherokee Strip to Dec., 1889; on frontier duty at Fort Supply, I. T., until Dec., 1892; on sick leave of absence, awaiting retirement, until June 6, 1894.

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty,
June 6, 1894.

(Captain, 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Oct. 22, 1898)

— Commanding 2d Squadron, 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, May 15 to Oct. 22, 1898; at Camp Bushnell, O., Camp Thomas, Chickamauga Park, Ga., and at Lakeland, Fla.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Oct. 22, 1898)

Civil History. — Attorney at law, Toledo, O.

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

(Born Nov. 21, 1855.)

Civil History. — Professor of Military Science and Tactics, University of California, July, 1900 to Aug., 1904; Attorney at Law, Toledo, Ohio, 1893 to 1900; Attorney at Law, San Francisco, Cal., and Berkeley, Cal., since 1900, firm of Waite, Keyes & Martin; Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de‑Camp on the Staff of Governor George C. Pardee, of State of California; member of Sons of the American Revolution and holder of Medal of Honor from that society; member of Military Order of Foreign Wars, and Naval and Military Order Spanish-American War; President University Club, Toledo, Ohio, 1896 to 1900. Clubs: Army and Navy, New York; Army and Navy,  p296 Washington, D. C.; Fort Monroe, Va.; Toledo, West End, Lincoln, and University, Toledo, Ohio; Faculty Club University of California, Berkeley, Cal.; Athenian, Oakland, Cal., and Bohemian, San Francisco, Cal.

Died Nov. 26, 1908, at Berkeley, Cal.: Aged 53.

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