Andrew Moses of Texas
Appointed from Texas, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 21 June 1893 (56)
Additional Second Lieutenant, 11th United States Infantry, 11 June 1897
Transferred to the 7th United States Artillery, 2 April 1898
First Lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, 9 November 1899
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Captain, 22 August 1901
Born at Burnet, Texas, June 6, 1874. He was a student, University of Texas; he graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1897; from the School of Submarine Defense, 1906, from the Army War College, 1921.
Commissioned as econed Lieutenant, Infantry, June 11, 1897, Second Lieuteeant of Artillery, March 8, 1898, and advanced through the grades to Colonel, July 1, 1920, and to Brigadier General, September 19, 1929, and then to Major General, December 1, 1935.
He served as a member of the General Staff, November 14, 1914-August 16, 1917; as Brigadier Genreal (temporary), June 26, 1918-March 15, 1920; Commander, 156th Brigade of Field Artillery, 81st Division in the United States and in France. He was Chairman, Joint Board for Redelivery of Troop Transports, 1919-20; Commandant
of Cadets, Agricultural and Mechanical School, College Station, Texas, 1907-11, also National Guard and organized reserves duty in various states; Director, Army War College, 1921-23, 1928-29; Commanding Coast and Antiaircraft Artillery Defenses,
Panama Canal, 1930-31; Assistant Chief of Staff, War Dept, October 8, 1931-October 7, 1935; on duty Army Group, Washington, D.C., October 8, 1935-February 6, 1936;
Commanding the Hawaiian Division and Schofield Barracks, March 11, 1936-July 30, 1937; Commanding the Hawaiian Department, 1937-38; retired June 30, 1938. Died December 22, 1946.
Buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Jessie Fisher Moses (21 January 1877-22 December 1951) is buried with him.
Major General Andrew Moses, a commander in Hawaii during the 1930's, and his son-in-law, Frank F. Reed, an Ordinance officer.
- MAJOR GEN USA
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/22/1946
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/24/1946
- BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE E-123
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
MOSES, JESSIE F W/O ANDREW
- DATE OF BIRTH: 01/26/1877
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/22/1951
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 02/14/1952
- BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE E-123 LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- WIFE OF ANDREW MOSES – MAJOR GEN USA
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