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Gen Samuel Tilden Ansell
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1875
Death: May 27, 1954

Brigadier Gen. Samuel Tilden Ansell, son of Henry Beasley Ansell and Lydia (Simmons) Ansell was born Jan. 1, 1875. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1899. His first assignment after graduation was to Puerto Rico, and later he was transferred to the Philippines. He had two assignments as an instructor at West Point in the Department of Law; the first during 1902-04 and the second during 1906-10. He also was an instructor in the National Guard in 1908. He was selected to attend the University of North Carolina in 1904 and 1906. Because of his performance as the Assistant Judge Advocate during 1911-12 and as the Acting Judge Advocate during 1917-19, Ansell received a Distinguished Service Medal in 1919. He resigned in 1919 as a brigadier general. He married Elmeda Tracy of Washington, DC on Feb. 16, 1904. In 1920 he was living in Washington, DC as a lawyer. He died on May 27, 1954 in Washington, DC and is buried in U.S. Military Academy Cemetery at West Point, New York. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elmeda Tracey Ansell (1881 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Burr Tracey Ansell (1906 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Tom Whitehurst (inactive...
Record added: May 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51994142
Gen Samuel Tilden Ansell
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Gen Samuel Tilden Ansell
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Rest In Peace General Samuel. Thank you for your service.
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