Thomas Meason – Brigadier General, United States Army

Born in 1726, he was a veteran of the American Revolution. He died in Washington, D.C. on March 10, 1813 and was buried in the Old Presbyterian Cemetery in that city.

On May 12, 1892, he was removed to Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. He is the oldest person buried in Arlington in terms of date of birth.




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