Hanson Briscoe Black
Colonel, United Staets Army
Appointed from West Virginia, Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Artillery, 9July 1898
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
First Lieutenant, 28 February 1901
Assigned to the Ordnance Department, 21 June 1902
Hanson Bricoe Black, Colonel, Untied States Army (1874-1934) is the son of George Z. W. Black, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army. He is buried near his father in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Harriet Serrell Deems Black (1879-1978) is buried with him.
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COLONEL HANSON B. BLACK
Army Officer, Retired In 1922, Succumbs At Age Of 60
WASHINGTON, December 8, 1934 - Colonel Hanson B Black, U.S.A. (retired), died at his home here last night. He was 60 years old. He entered the Army as a Second Lieutenant of Artillery in 1898. During the World War he was a Colonel of Infantry in the National Army and reached thegrade of Colonel in the Regular Army in1920. He was retired for dissability in the line of duty in 1922.
He was graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1895. He was an honor graduate of the Army School of theLine.
He is survived by his widow. Funeral services
will be held here on Monday and burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
BLACK, HARRIET SERRELL DEEMS