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Col Henry Magdeburg Dichmann
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1876
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 3, 1936
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

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Veteran: World War I
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San Antonio Express, 4 May 1936, p. 16, c. 1-2
San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX

"Col. Dichmann Dies in Hospital"

"Casino Club President, Head of Auto League, to be Buried Tuesday"

(with photograph)

Col. Henry M. Dichmann, 60, retired, president of the San Antonio Casino Club, died in the Station Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Sunday following a lengthy heart ailment. Funeral services will be held Tuesday or later, depending on word from relatives.

Col. Dichmann, formerly of the 25th Infantry, was retired in 1920 and has made his home here since. He was president of the American Automobile League here and a national director of the organization. He was one of the organizers of the West Point dinner gatherings, now an annual affair here.

He was born in Wisconsin in 1876. He graduated from West Point in 1897 and in 1899 was made first lieutenant. In 1902 he was promoted to rank of captain and in 1916 to rank of major. During the World War, he held the temporary rank of colonel and was stationed at Camp Lewis in Washington. He was made a colonel in the regular army before retirement. In 1903, he was with the 26th Infantry at Fort Sam Houston.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Clara Wynne Dichmann; two sisters and other relatives. His home was at 5601 Broadway.
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San Antonio Express, 5 May 1936, p. 20, c. 3
San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX

"Dichmann Funeral to be Conducted Today"

Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning in the Post Chapel, Fort Sam Houston, for Col. H. M. Dichmann, 60, retired army officer and national director of the American Automobile Association, who died Sunday in the Station Hospital. Chaplain Ora J. Cohec, post chaplain, will officiate.

Col. Dichmann had lived here since his retirement from the army in 1920. He was president of the San Antonio Automobile Association and of the Casino Club. His achievements during his army service include organizing of the West Point annual dinners, which are held throughout the country. He was a West Point graduate and was commissioned in 1897. During the World War he held the temporary rank of colonel. He was station with the 26th Infantry at Fort Sam Houston in 1903.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Clara Wynne Dichmann, San Antonio; two sisters, Mrs. F. L. Newton, Portland, Ore. and Mrs. Harley Smith, Englewood, Calif.
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  Clara Wynne Dichmann (1881 - 1966)
 
Note: COL US Army
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section B Site 131-B
 
Created by: Lynna Kay Shuffield
Record added: Sep 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42151857
Col Henry Magdeburg Dichmann
Added by: LKat
 
Col Henry Magdeburg Dichmann
Added by: LKat
 
Col Henry Magdeburg Dichmann
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