Clifford Stevens Walton
Major, United States Army
at Chardon, Ohio, March 2, 1861, of English descent. He graduated from
West Point and also attended the University of Madrid, Spain, and the National
Law University in Washington, D.C., where he received an LLM degree. He
married Anne G. Veazey, daughter of Judge W. G.
Veazey, of Vermont, April 9, 1890 in Washington, D.C.
He served as an attorney for or against the United States on several Interntional Law Commissions, including controversies between the U.S. and Chile, Peru, Salvador, etc.
He was a Major of United States Volunteers, 1898-99, on the staffs of Generals Brooke and Ludlow in Purto Rico and Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
He was a Republican and the author of "The Civil Law in Spain and Spanish America," 1907.
He made his home in Washington, D.C. and died
there on May 15, 1902, and was buried in Section 2 of Arlington National
Cemetery. His wife, AnnieG. Veazey Walton, the daughter of Medal of Honor
recipient, Wheelock G.Veazey, who is also buried
in Section 2, is buried with him.
WALTON, CLIFFORD S
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