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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1889

Vol. III

(Born Ten.)

Francis W. Willcox

(Ap'd Ten.)


Born Sep. 6, 1867, Memphis, TN.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1885, to June 12, 1889, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 12, 1889.

Served in garrison at Jackson Barracks, La., Sep. 30, 1889, to –––––.

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

Military History. —

Served: At Jackson Barracks, La., to May 23, 1891; at Fort McPherson, Ga., to July 7, 1891; on leave, until he

Resigned, Sept. 15, 1891.

Civil History. — Unknown.

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

Civil History. — Engaged in Electrical Engineering and Commercial Work with Thomson-Houston Electric Co., Atlanta, Ga., 1891 to 1893; with General Electric Co., Atlanta, Ga., 1893‑1894; with General Electric Co., Edison Lamp Works, Harrison, N. J., as Assistant Manager, Lamp Sales, from 1894 to date; member Illuminating Engineering Society; Associate member American Institute of Electrical Engineers; member National Electric Light Association. — Present Post office address, etc., General Electric Co., Harrison, N. J.

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

(Francis Wallace Willcox, Born Sept. 6, 1867.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 12, 1889.

Resigned, Sept. 15, 1891.

Civil History. — At Atlanta, Ga., engaged in Electrical Engineering and commercial work with Thomson-Houston Electric Co., 1891‑1893; with General Electric Co., 1893‑1894; at Harrison, N. J., Assistant Manager, Lamp Sales, Edison Lamp Works, General Electric Co., 1894 to 1911; at London, England, General Manager, Lamp and Wiring Supplies Department, British Thomson-Houston Co., 1911 to ––––

Member Illuminating Engineering Society of New York and London; Associate Member, American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Member National Electric Light Association.

Address: 77 Upper Thames Street, London, E. C. 4, England.

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

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 4th Artillery, June 12, 1889.

Resigned, Sept. 15, 1891.

Died, Dec. 1, 1925, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 58.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1926.º

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Willcox's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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