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Gen Avery Delano Andrews
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1864
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1959
Winter Park
Orange County
Florida, USA

WINTER PARK, Florida, April 19, 1959 - Brigadier General Avery Delano Andrews, U.S.A., retired, died here today at his home. He was 95 years old. In addition to his Army service, General Andrews was a lawyer, oil company executive and a former Police Commissioner of New York City. He was head of the Police Department from 1895 to 1898, when Theodore Roosevelt was President of the Police Board. When Mr. Roosevelt became Governor of New York, General Andrews was his Chief of Staff and Adjutant General of the State. As Police Commissioner, General Andrews organized the force's first bicycle squad. He picked four men, all athletes, and stationed them on wheels in parts of the city where runaway horses were frequent. In less than a month the squad stopped so many runaways that it was increased to 100 men. General Andrews practiced law here in the firm of Wells & Andrews. In 1919 he became the representative in the United States of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company of Holland and the Shell Transport and Trading Company of London. He retired in 1930. General Andrews was born in Massena, New York. He was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1886. He served in the Spanish-American War and was Assistant Chief of Staff to General John J. Pershing in World War I. In 1892 General Andrews received a Bachelor of Laws degree from the New York Law School. He was formerly a director of the Irving Trust Company of New York, the Central-Penn National Bank of Philadelphia and the Shell Union Oil Corporation.
Family links: 
  Hannibal Andrews (1824 - 1897)
  Harriet Delano Andrews (1839 - 1926)
  Mary Campbell Schofield Andrews (1865 - 1945)
  Avery Delano Andrews (1864 - 1959)
  Katherine Andrews (1868 - 1919)*
  Harriet Andrews Branson (1880 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Bradley Moody
Originally Created by: Barry Charles
Record added: Jul 18, 2004
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Gen Avery Delano Andrews
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Gen Avery Delano Andrews
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Gen Avery Delano Andrews
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