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Frank Askew
Birth: Jan. 9, 1837
Saint Clairsville
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1902
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Graduated from Michigan University, studied law, but did not seek admission to the bar. At the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 he was commissioned first as a Lieutenant in the 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 15th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on July 14, 1865 for "meritorious service". A well thought of member of the community in Kansas City Missouri, he served on the school board. (Additional information by Russ Dodge) (bio by: Bill Walker) 
Family links: 
  Isaac Askew (1810 - 1890)
  Elizabeth McElroy Askew (1810 - 1891)
  Mary Updegraff Askew (1852 - 1898)*
  Mary Cole Askew (1851 - 1932)*
  Arthur B. Askew (1873 - 1873)*
  Ralph Kirk Askew (1878 - 1947)*
  Wilson Askew (1834 - 1915)*
  Frank Askew (1837 - 1902)
  Mary Askew Dubois (1842 - 1868)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block C, Lot 152
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Apr 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6325499
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Thank you for your service. You will not be in peace.
- Karen M
 Added: Oct. 2, 2016

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: May. 6, 2016
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 28, 2016
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