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 Irving Hale

Irving Hale

Birth
Bloomfield, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 26 Jul 1930 (aged 68)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 14121323 · View Source
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United States Army Brevet Brigadier General. In 1899, he founded the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He commanded the 1st Colorado Infantry Volunteers during the Spanish-American War. He was awarded the Silver Star and brevetted Brigadier General on August 13 1898 for "distinguished gallantry in action". After founding the Veterans of Foreign Wars, he served as commander of VFW Post #1 in Denver and designed the Cross of Malta emblem currently used by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Bio by: Eric Crow


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Eric Crow
  • Added: 29 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14121323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irving Hale (28 Aug 1861–26 Jul 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14121323, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .