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Irvin Leland Hunt
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Appointed from California, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 15 June 1895 (24)
Second Lieutenant, 19th U. S. Infantry, 15 February 1899
First Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 1 June 1900
Transferred to the 19th U. S. Infantry, 29 June 1901
Ivan Leland Hunt was born in California in 1899. He married Annie Butler shortly after graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1899 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant

of Infantry.

He spent the next 3 years in Puerto Rico and the Philippines and was promoted to First Lieutenant.

In 1903, Hunt returned to West Point as an assistant professor of Law and History from 1903-1907. He wrote a pamphlet of instruction on the historical background of the Constitution and made several trips abroad on confidential missions for the government. He had a deep love of history and the philosophy of war and had
planned to continue this research after his retirement.

He transferred to the Judge Advocate Generalís Department in 1916 to conduct a study of the military governmentís intervention in Mexico. Before that, he was stationed in the Philippines; traveled to Japan, Korea, and China; and worked with the War Department in the Bureau of Insular Affairs.

He transferred to the Quartermaster Corps and then graduated from the Army War College.

He died unexpectedly in 1934 at the age of 56 at Walter Reed General Hospital and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.



HUNT, IRVIN L
COL QMC GSC US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 08/21/1933
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 19071
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HUNT, ANNIE BE W/O IRVIN L
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/28/1869
DATE OF DEATH: 10/05/1946
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 10071
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF IL HUNT, COLONEL, QUARTERMASTER CORRPS US ARMY



Posted: 23 December 2001 Updated: 7 March 2003 Updated: 15 September 2006
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