John L. Hines

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Birthday
21, 1868
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Oct 13, 1968 (100)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1868
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Oct 13, 1968 (100)

About

U.S. Army officer who fought in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, and World War I.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1891 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.

Trivia

He took part in an expedition into Mexico to root out the paramilitary forces of General Pancho Villa.

Family Life

His son, Col. John L. Hines, Jr., fought in World War II with the 6th Armored Division and received the Distinguished Service Cross.

Associated With

He served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1924-1926), as did General Jimmy D. Ross.