Andrew Tyler Huntington
Private, United States Army
WASHINGTON, January 27, 1915 - Andrew Tyler Huntington, Chief of the Division of Loans and Currency of the Treasury for twenty-five years, died at his home here tonight. He was 73 years old and a veteran of the Civil War. He had been connected with the Treasury Department for thirty-six years when he resigned on January 1, 1914.
He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery tomorrow.
Mr. Huntington was born at Savannah, Georgia,
but soon moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, where, at the outbreak of
the Civil War, he enlisted as a Private in the Tenth Massachusetts Volunteer
Infantry. He was discharged from service in 1865 and in the year
following he went to work for Jay Cooke in his famous New York banking
house, where he remained even years.
Posted: 9 August 2007