[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1893

Vol. IV

(Born La.)

Buell B. Bassette​1

(Ap'd Ct.)


Born New Orleans, LA.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 15, 1889 to June 12, 1893, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut. of Infantry, 5th Infantry, June 12, 1893)

Served: On graduating leave, until he

Resigned, Sept. 27, 1893.

Civil History. — Unknown, — residence, New Britain, Ct.

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

Civil History. — In cotton seed oil business, Velasco, Tex., 1893 to 1894; in fire insurance business, Houston, Tex., 1894 to 1898; Director Y. M. C. A.; Office Mgr, Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Co., New Britain, Conn., 1898 to 1902; Organizing Auditor, American Hardware Corporation, New Britain, 1902 to 1905; General Secretary International Reform Bureau, Washington, D. C., 1905 to 1907; Treasurer and Director, Corbin Motor Vehicle Corporation, New Britain, Conn.; Director Connecticut Temperance Society; Director National Federation of Men's Church Organizations; Auditor International Reform Bureau. — Post office address, New Britain, Conn., 1907 to –––––.

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

(Buell Burdett Bassette, Born Feb. 7, 1870.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, June 12, 1893.

Resigned, Sept. 27, 1893.

Civil History. — Auditor, Stanley Rule and Level Co., New Britain, Conn., Treasurer, Stanley Rule and Level Co., 1918; Director Connecticut Peace Society; Director Connecticut Federation of Churches; Director and Auditor International Reform Bureau, 1909‑1918.

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

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 5th Infantry, June 12, 1893.

Resigned, Sept. 27, 1893.

Civil History. — Resigned Commission to enter cotton seed oil business at Velasco, Tex., 1893‑1894; fire insurance, Houston, Tex., 1894‑1898; Director, Y. M. C. A., Office Manager, Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co., New Britain, Conn., 1898‑1902; Organizing Auditor of American Hdwe. Corp., New Britain, 1902‑1905; General Secretary, International Reform Bureau, 1905‑1907; Auditor since; Treasurer,  p363 Corbin Motor Vehicle Corp., New Britain, 1907‑1909; Auditor, Stanley Rule and Level Co., 1909‑1918; Treasurer when consolidated with Stanley Works; nominated for Governor of Connecticut on Prohibition ticket 1912 and 1924; State Central Com., since 1912; Superintendent, Senior Dept., South Congregational Church Sunday School, 1907‑1918; Organizer, Secretary and President, Commonwealth Club 1909‑1928; President, Conn. Temperance Union 1929‑

Address: 27 Emmons Place, New Britain, Conn.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt. 5th Inf., June 12, 1893.

Resigned, Sept. 27, 1893.

Civil History: — Compiled 867 pages of Bassett Genealogy and awarded a certificate of merit in Genealogy in recognition of original Research and a meritorious contribution to the archives of American genealogy by the Council of the Institute of American Genealogy.

Vol. IX
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

2 Lt 5 Inf 12 Jun 1893.

Resd 27 Sep 1893.

Died Dec. 17, 1941, at New Britain, Conn.: Aged 71.​b

Buried, Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT.

The Author's Note:º

1 Son of Frederick H. Bassette, Telegraph Corps, 13th Connecticut, in the Civil war. — Residence, New Britain, Conn.

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Bassette's birthplace is from his AOG memorial article; see next note.

[decorative delimiter]

b A memorial article and biographical sketch may be found at West Point Association of Graduates.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 9 Jan 16