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John Patten Story
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1841
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1915

Obituary from The Washington Post, 3/26/1915:

Story--On Thursday, March 25, 1915, at 12:30 a.m. at Pasadena, Cal., Maj. Gen. John Patten, U.S.A., husband of Caroline P. Story. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Obituary from Salt Lake Tribune, 3/26/1915:

General J.P. Story Dies In California

Was One of World's greatest Military Experts; Designed Many of Coast Defenses

Major General John Patten Story, retired chief of ordnance in the artillery department of the United States army, one of the foremost miliary experts in the world and a brother of William Story, a prominent attorney of Salt Lake, died yesterday at his home in Pasadena, Cal. Word of his death reached Salt Lake last night.

General Story was 74 years of age. His death was unexpected. His brother, William Story, is in California, and is believed to have been with his brother when he died.

As a boy of 20 years General Story entered West Point. He was graduated from that institution with high honors and continued in the service of the government until five years ago, when he was compelled to resign because of ill health. He has since made his home at Pasadena. General Story gained prominence in military circles of the world by designing a great many of the coast defenses of the United States. When work on the fortification of the Panama canal was commenced General Story was placed in charge and designed virtually all of the fortifications.

He was the father of Countess De Cuisseret, wife of the Belgian embassador to Russia, who died in St. Petersburg shortly after the beginning of the present war.

Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Caroline Story, and a son, J.P. Story of Washington, D.C. He is also survived by his brothers, William Story of Salt Lake and Frank Q. Story, president of the Southern California Fruitgrowers' association.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Patten Story (1805 - 1875)
  Elizabeth Quarles Story (1816 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Sherman Story (1848 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Caroline Sherman Story De Buisseret (1870 - 1914)*
  John Patten Story (1872 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Patten Story (1841 - 1915)
  William Story (1843 - 1921)*
  Elizabeth Story Reed (1849 - 1922)*
  Anna Story Stephens (1861 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: MAJOR GEN USA
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 3, Site: 1881
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
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