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Frederick Steinman Foltz
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Born at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on December 15, 1857, he graduated from West Point in 1879 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant, 1st United States Cavalry, June 1, 1879. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, March 26, 1888; Captain, Second Cavalry, June 23, 1898; Major, Fifteenth Cavalry, September 13, 1906; Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry, February 29, 1912; Colonel, September 27, 1914. He was assigned to command of the First Cavalry on December 14, 1914. He was promoted to Brigadier General, National Army, August 5, 1917.

He served with Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles in Cuba and Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, July-August 1898; as Collector of Customs, Batavano, Cuba, 1898-99; supervisor of Police, Havana, Chief of Secret Service of Cuba, Provost Marshal and Captain of the Port of Havana. Then served in the Philippines in 1906; Governor of the Province of Havana, 1908. He commanded the 182nd Infantry Brigade, American Expeditionary Force, World War I, September 1917; the 91st Division, July 1918 and was honorably discharged as Brigadier General, National Army, on November 11, 1918. 

He died on August 28, 1962 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

FOLTZ, FREDERICK S
BRIG/GEN USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/15/1857
DATE OF DEATH: 08/28/1952
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/02/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4245 SH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

FOLTZ, MARY K W/O FREDERICK S
DATE OF DEATH: 09/04/1940
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/07/1940
BURIED AT: SECTION SOU  SITE 4245
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF FS FOLTZ -  BRIG GEN US ARMY RETD



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