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Robert, Henry Martyn

Born: 1837 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Engineers, General, Military Officer


1837 - Born on the 2nd of May in Robertville, South Carolina.

1857 - Graduating fourth in his class at West Point.

1867 - 1871 - Served as Engineer of the Army's Division of the Pacific.

1876 - He is most famous for his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies -- a collection of rules regarding parliamentary procedure, published.

1895 - 1901 - He was president of the Board of Engineers.

1897 - 1901 - Served as Southwest Division Engineer.

1901 - He was made brigadier general on the 30th of April, and was appointed Chief of Engineers.

       - He served until 2nd of May, when he retired from the Army.

1902 - He chaired a board of engineers that designed the Galveston seawall following the Galveston Hurricane.

1923 - Died on the 11th of May in Hornell, New York.


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