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Eben Eveleth Winslow
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Eben Eveleth Winslow of the District of Columbia
Appointed from Massachusetts, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 14 June 1885 (1)
Appointed Additional Second Lieutenant of Engineers, 12 June 1889
Second Lieutenant, United States Army, 2 July 1889
First Lieutenant, 12 April 1894
Captain, 5 July 1898
BRIGADIER GENERAL E. E. WINSLOW

Designer and Builder of Honolulu and Canal Fortifications Dies

RALEIGH, Tennessee, June 29, 1928 Brigadier General E. Eveleth Winslow, military engineer, who designed and superintended construction of the fortifications at Honolulu at Honolulu and the Panama Canal, died at his home here late yesterday.  He was 62.

General Winslow was born in Washington but entered the West Point Military Academy from Massachusetts, graduating in 1889.  He served as a Captain in the Spanish-American War and reorganized the Engineering Corps during the World War, for which accomplishment the Distinguished Service Medal was conferred on him.  He retired in 1922.

A widow, a daughter, Miss Mary Winslow and a son, Lieutenant W. R. Winslow, USA, survive him.  Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

His widow, Evelyn Winslow was a writer, sometimes using the pen name Anne Goodwin.


WINSLOW, E. EVELETH
COL USA RET ENGRS
DATE OF DEATH: 06/28/1928
BURIED AT: SECTION 4 E  SITE 2661
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

WINSLOW, ANNE G W/O E EVELETH
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/14/1875
DATE OF DEATH: 11/25/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 2661 WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted:14 December 2007 Updated: 21 May 2009
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