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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1914

Vol. VI

(Born N. Y.)

George Fenn Lewis​1

(Ap'd at Large)


(Born Oct. 3, 1891.)

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, March 1, 1910, to June 12, 1914, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers.

Served: At Washington Bks., D. C., with Company, Sept. 14, 1914, to

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, March 12, 1915)

May 5, 1915; at Belvoir, Va., with Company, to May 24, 1915; on Progressive Military Map Work in Virginia to June 14, 1915; at Belvoir, Va., to Sept. 14, 1915; at Plattsburg, N. Y., to Sept. 28, 1915; on Progressive Military Map Work in New York and Connecticut, to Dec. 2, 1915; with Company, Dec. 10, 1915, to Jan. 4, 1916; on survey work near Eagle Pass, Texas, to March 13, 1916; with Punitive Expedition into Mexico, in charge of Section, March 16 to Aug. 31, 1916; in hospital at Colonia Dublan, Mexico, Aug. 23 to 31, 1916; at Columbus, N. M., in Base Hospital to Sept. 5; at Fort Bliss, Texas, in Base Hospital to Oct. 12; at Washington Bks., D. C., student officer at Engineer School, Oct. 17 to 19; sick in Walter Reed Hospital to Dec. 7; at Washington Bks., D. C., Post Signal Officer, Librarian and Athletic Officer, to Feb. 2, 1917; sick in Walter Reed Hospital to March 30; on leave of absence to

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, May 15, 1917)

May 28, 1917; commanding Company to

(Major, Temporary, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 5, 1917)

Oct. 10, 1917; en route to France, Aug. 7 to 20; Instructor, Engineer Section, 1st Corps School, Oct. 10, 1917, to Jan. 11, 1918; commanding Battalion, Jan. 11 to July 1, 1918; (in Ménil-la‑Tour Sector of Front Line, April 21 to July 1, 1918); taking Special Course at Army Engineer School, July 4 to 23; at General Hdqrs., A. E. F., on temporary duty in office of Chief of Engineers, July 23 to Aug. 2, 1918; en route to U. S., Aug. 2 to 18, 1918; at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., Instructor, Engineer Officers' Training School, Aug. 28 to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Engineers, U. S. A., Oct. 7, 1918)

Nov. 7, 1918; Executive Officer, Engineer Officers' Training School, to Feb. 19, 1919; Instructor, Engineer Officers' Training School, to March 31, 1919; Officer in Charge of Camp Utilities to April 14, 1919.

(Resigned, April 12, 1919.)

Civil History. — At Cleveland, Ohio, with Anderson Rolled Gear Company, Sept. 12, 1919, to ––––

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

Military History: —

Captain, Corps of Engineers, May 15, 1917.

Lieutenant-Colonel of Engineers, U. S. A., Oct. 7, 1918.

Resigned, Apr. 12, 1919.

Civil History: — At Cleveland, Ohio, with Anderson Rolled Gear Company, Sept. 12, 1919, to July, 1923; Secretary and Treasurer of Foote, Pierson and Company, New York City, 1923, to 1926; President and Treasurer of the same, 1926, to –––––; Company now in Newark, N. J.; Director of Public Safety, Montclair, N. J., 1928, to ––––

Address: 15 Wayside Place, Montclair, N. J.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt. C. E., May 15, 1917.

Lt.‑Col. of Engrs., U. S. A., Oct. 7, 1918.

Resigned, Apr. 12, 1919.

Commissioned Lt.‑Col., Q. M. Res., Feb. 7, 1941, and ordered to active duty as C., R. & U. Sec., Construction Div., Q. M. C., Feb. 10, 1941, to ––––

Civil History: — President and Treasurer, Foote, Pierson and Co., New York City, 1923 to 1932; Director of Public Safety, Montclair, N. J., 1928 to 1932; General Manager and Treasurer, Heyer Products Co., Belleville, N. J., 1932; General Manager and Treasurer, Caro Cloth Corp., Bloomfield, N. J., 1934; Asst. to General Manager, Eastwood-Neally Corp., Belleville, N. J., 1936; Reporting and Managing Engineer, The J. G. White Engineering Corp., New York City, 1938‑1941.

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

Military History: —

Capt CE 15 May 17.

Lt Col of Engrs USA 7 Oct 18.

Resd 12 Apr 19.

Lt Col QM Res 7 Feb 41.

AD, C Repairs and Utilities Sect Constr Div, QMC, 10 Feb 41‑

(Col AUS 1 Feb 42)

Feb 43; AC/S Sup and Svs, ATC,


20 Apr 44

Civil History: — NYC, Reporting and Managing Engr, The J G White Engineering Corp, 38‑41; Pres, Camillus Cutlery Co, 44‑50. Bozman Md

Died, Oct. 2, 1962, at Easton, Md.: Aged 70.​a1

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.​a2

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.I. N. Lewis, Class of 1884.

Thayer's Note:

a1 a2 Col. Lewis died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The date and place of his death, as well as his burial place, are from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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