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Charles Lewis Lanham
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1874
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1923, Philippines

Rites for Col. Charles L. Lanham

Funeral services for Charles L. Lanham, USA Finance Officer Philippine Department who died in the General hospital Manila in February, will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Arlington Cemetery.

Col. Lanham was a native of Maryland, where he was born 47 years ago. In his youth he joined the District National Guard and at outbreak of the Spanish-American War was appointed first lieutanant of the District of Columbia infantry and was sent to Cuba. At the entrance of the United States into the world war, Col. Lanham was assigned to duty as examining officer, passing upon qualifications for commissions in the army. He also served as a member of the general staff.

In 1902, while stationed at Fort Monroe, Va., Colonel Lanham married Miss Alice Fearing of Washington. Full military honors will be given at the cemetery today.

Washington Post
21 Feb. 1923
Ref: Member 49244232 
 
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 Parents:
  Trueman Lanham (1840 - 1915)
  Emma Elizabeth Walker Lanham (1845 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Fearing Lanham (1876 - 1960)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Lewis Lanham (1874 - 1923)
  Ira Clifford Lanham (1876 - 1963)*
  Trueman Lanham (1884 - 1912)*
  Paul Lanham (1886 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Lt. Col. USA Finance Dept.
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: SE, Site: 1405C
 
Maintained by: Margaret
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
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Charles Lewis Lanham
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Charles Lewis Lanham
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Charles Lewis Lanham
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
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 Added: Apr. 28, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Oct. 31, 2015

- Margaret
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