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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1828

Vol. I

(Born Mas.)

Ivers J. Austin​1

(Ap'd Mas.)


Ivers James Austin: Born Feb. 14, 1808, Boston, MA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1823, to July 1, 1828, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1828.

On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1828, to Nov. 8, 1828.

Resigned, Nov. 8, 1828.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Boston, Mas., 1831‑71. Adjutant, Massachusetts Militia, 1830‑31, — Major, 1831‑32, — Lieut.‑Colonel, 1832‑34, — Major, Staff (Division Judge Advocate), 1834‑39, — and Captain, 1844‑45. Member of the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts, 1838; and of the Board of Visitors of the Military Academy, 1842. Degree of A. M. conferred by Harvard University, Mas., 1852. Author of a "Memoir of Prof. Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Wm. W. Mather," 1883.

Died, June 11, 1889, at Newport, R. I.: Aged 81.

Buried, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI.

The Author's Note:

1 Named James I. Austin when he was graduated.

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