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John Power Hains
Colonel, United States Army
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John Power Hains of Pennsylvania
Appointed at large, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 14 June 1885 (22) 
Additional Second Lieutenant, 1st United States Artillery, 12 June 1889; 
Second Lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, 16 December 1889
First Lieutenant, 1st United States Artillery, 17 June 1897; 
Transferred to the 3rd United States Artillery, 24 July 1897
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Captain, 28 February 1901
August 23, 1865-March 25, 1964

COLONEL JOHN POWER HAINS, 98, OLDEST WEST POINT GRADUATE

WASHINGTON, March 25, 1964 - Colonel John Power Hains, the oldest living graduate of the United States Military Academy, died today at the age of 98.

He suffered a stroke at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in his room two floors below the quarters occupied by his last commander, General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, who is recovering from his second major operation in 17 days.

Colonal Hains was gradated from West Point in 1889, 14 years before General MacArthur.

The distinction of oldest living West Point graduate now falls to Brigadier General William Glasgow, 97, of El Paso, Texas.  He is a member of the class of '91.


HAINS, JOHN POWER
COL   US ARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/23/1865
DATE OF DEATH: 03/25/1964
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/27/1964
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 44-C-RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HAINS, MARY P
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/15/1905
DATE OF DEATH: 10/18/2003
DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/19/2003
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 44-C-RH
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
ADULT DEPENDENT DAUGHTER OF HAINS, JOHN POWER  COL US ARMY


Also buried in Arlington National Cemetery are:

His father, Peter Conover Hains, Major General, United States Army
His Brother, Peter Conover Hains, Jr., Captain, United States Army
His nephew, Peter Conover Hains III, Major General, United States Army

JP Hains Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002



Posted: 1 January 2002  Updated: 12 October 2002 Updated: 28 February 2003  Updated: 19 July 2003  Updated: 3 October 2004 
Updated: 6 August 2005 Updated: 4 December 2005 Updated: 29 August 2007
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JP Hains Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003