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 Hugh Reid Belknap

Hugh Reid Belknap

Birth
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Death 12 Nov 1901 (aged 41)
Calamba, Laguna Province, CALABARZON, Philippines
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Grave 132, Map grid 0-33
Memorial ID 6428 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born the son of Union Brigadier General William Worth Belknap, he worked in various capacities for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company and as superintendent of the Chicago South Side Rapid Transit Railroad, until retiring in 1892. In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress and the Fifty-fifth Congress, serving until 1899. Not a candidate for reelection, he was appointed as a Major, Paymaster in the U.S. Army in 1901 and died from intestinal problems at age 41 in Calamba, Philippines.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Sep 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6428
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Reid Belknap (1 Sep 1860–12 Nov 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6428, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .