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 Thomas Franklin Schley
Major, United States Army
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Thomas Franklin Schley of Maryland
Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Signal Corps, 18 January 1884 to 1 August 1891
Second Lieutenant, 23rd United States Infantry, 31 July 1891
First Lieutenant, 26 April 1898
Captain, 2 February 1901
 Thomas Franklin Schley was born on 7 June 1864 in Maryland.  He died on 10 May 1917 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Lila Langhorne Schley (25 November 1863-12 September 1940) is buried with him.
MAJOR T. F. SCHLEY DEAD

Son of Late Rear Admiral Dies in Honolulu at 53 Years

NEW YORK, New York, May 11, 1917

Major Thomas F. Schley, U.S.A., son of the late Rear Admiral Schley of Spanish-American War fame, died yesterday at Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, Hawaii, according to a cable received here last night by his brother, Dr. Winfield Scott Schley, of 25 West Forth-Fifth Street.

Major Schley, was 53 years old, was commissioned an officer from the Signal Corps in 1891 and in recent years served on the Mexican Border.  During the Spanish War he went to the Philippines as a member of General Merritt’s command and aided the latter in his campaigns against the insurrectos.

He is survived by his wife, his mother, a sister, Mrs. R. M. Stuart Wortley, and his brother, Dr. Winfield Scott Schley.

SCHLEY, LILA LANGHORNE W/O THOMAS F
DATE OF DEATH: 09/13/1940
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/16/1940
BURIED AT: SECTION EAST  SITE 3392
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF TF SCHLEY -  MAJ INF USA

SCHLEY, THOMAS F
MAJ 25TH U S INF
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 05/10/1917
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION E DIV  SITE 3392
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 11 May 2004 Updated: 27 September 2004 Updated: 12 November 2007 Updated: 11 December 2007

 
 

TF Schley Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004