Evan Harris Humphrey
Brigadier General, United States Army
|The son of Major
General Charles Frederick Humphrey, he was born on March 6, 1875 and
died on August 30, 1963. He is buried in Section 4 of Arlington National
Cemetery with his wife, Clara Swift Humphrey (January 3, 1881-July 12,
1942), and near his parents and his brothers, Charles
F. Humphrey, Jr., and Marion Bell Humphrey.
Evan Harris Humphrey was born on 5 March 1875 in California. He spent his first three years after graduation from the United States Military Academy in Cuba as the assistant to the Chief Quartermaster, followed by two years in the Philippines.
Then he was stationed in Honolulu with the Constructing Quartermaster and Purchasing and Depot Commissary. Humphrey attended the Army War College, the Command and General Staff School, the School of the Line, and the General Staff School. During 1925-29 he was an instructor at the Army War College and then was assigned to the 6th Cavalry at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, during 1929-31. The 1st Cavalry at Fort Bliss, Texas, was his next assignment before he assumed command of the 23rd Brigade from 1936-37. His final assignment was as the Commanding General at Fort Stotsenberg, Philippine Islands, from 1937-38. He retired in 1939 as a Brigadier General. Brigadier General Humphrey died in 1963 at the age of 88 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: He was the son-in-law of Major General Eben Swift, United States Army, who is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
HUMPHREY EVAN HARRIS SR
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/05/1875
DATE OF DEATH: 08/30/1963
BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 3114ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
HUMPHREY, CLARA SWIFT W/O EVAN H
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