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 Herbert Ball Crosby

Herbert Ball Crosby

Birth
Fairmount, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Death 11 Jan 1936 (aged 64)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6, Grave 5013
Memorial ID 49172742 · View Source
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Crosby, Herbert Ball, December 1871 born in Kansas; June 12, 1893 graduated from West Point (27/51) and appointed 2ndlt., 8th U. S. Cavalry Rgt. 1898-1901 in Cuba; March 2, 1899 1stlt. May 3, 1900-Feb. 2, 1901 regimental commissary; 1900 at Camp R. Mackenzie, Cuba; Feb. 2, 1901 capt., 14h U. S. Cavalry Rgt. World War I with American Expeditionary Force; 1920 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas; 1926-1930 majgen., chief of cavalry; 1930 retired; 1930-1933 Washington, D. C. police commissioner; Jan. 11, 1936 died at Washington, D. C. and buried in Arlington, Va. National Cemetery; wife Catharine D. Crosby, c.1878 born in Illinois; George D. Crosby, Dec. 19, 1902 born in Illinois; Jane Crosby, c.1910 born in New York; Gordon W Crosby, c.July 1919 born in Illinois (NOTE: West Point register lists Illinois as place of birth) son Crosby, George Daken, Dec. 19, 1902 born in Illinois, son of Herbert B. Crosby; June 12, 1924 graduated from West Point; Korean War; 1954 retired as col. Nov. 17, 1971 died at Bradenton, Fla.
grandson Crosby, George Trent, Dec. 24, 1937 born in New York, son of George D. Crosby; June 8, 1960 graduated from West Point; Vietnam; 1987 retired as col.
great grandson Crosby, Charles Trent, Feb. 26, 1966 born in Italy, son of George T. Crosby; 1988 graduated from West Point; resigned as capt. served in Army reserve.
also related:
Young, William Clark, Nov. 25, 1799 born at Youngstown, Ohio, son of John and Mary S. White Young; July 1, 1822 graduated from West Point (12/40) and appointed brevet 2ndlt., 2nd U. S. Artillery Rgt. and 2ndlt., 3rd U. S. Artillery Rgt. May 31, 1826 resigned; June 19, 1827 married Catherine Willard at Youngstown; civil engineer for railroads; president of Hudson River and Panama railroads; 1880 civil engineer at Burns, Alleghany County, N. Y. April 15, 1885-Dec. 22, 1893 oldest living West Point graduate; last surviving member of his class; Dec. 22, 1893 died at New York City; Children: William Edward Young, Caryl Young, Augusta Young, Walter Young and Mary Louisa Young, 1828 born. (great grandfather of George D. Crosby and great great grandfather of Charles T. Crosby)


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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49172742
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Ball Crosby (24 Dec 1871–11 Jan 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49172742, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .