Lorenzo Paul Davison
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
Appointed from Iowa, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1881 (12)
Second Lieutenant, 7th U. S. Cavalry, 28 August 1885
Transferred to the 11th Infantry, 12 March 1886
First Lieutenant, 28 July 1890
Captain, 5th U. S. Infantry, 26 April 1898
Major, Puerto Rico Regiment, 5 June 1899
Honorably discharged from the Volunteer Service, 1 December 1899
Lorenzo Paul Davidson was born 15 November 1859 at Beaver Dam Wisconsin. He was twice married, first to Carolyn Lavina Shannon (12 October 1887 in Cook County, Illinois) of Rochester,New York, (died 1 March 1949 at Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California) and second to Effie May Huey.
Lorenzo died 23 April 1917 at Manila, Philippine Islands, and was
buried in Arlington National Cemetery at
He was a Mason and a Christian Scientist.
He served in official positions in the United States Army for for many years. He was a Lieutenant he was of the 11th U. S. Infantry at Fort Buford, North Dakota. Cadet at the Military Academy 1881. Lieutenant, 7th U. S. Cavalry, 1885. Retired with the rank of Major in 1904 for a disability received in the line of duty.
Recalled to duty in World War I
Children by Carolyn S:
Children by Effie May Huey:
Mrs. Effie Huey Davison
Posted: 4 December 2005 Updated: 21 May 2006