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Name:Henry Peck Fry
Affiliation:Class of 1901
Biography & Genealogy:Henry Peck Fry, Class of 1901: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 27, 1881 in Atlanta, GA. Father- George Thompson Fry; Mother- Mary Anna Amelia Cooley. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Fry; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Peck. Mat. Grandfather- Archer J. Cooley; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Ann Cooley [maiden name unknown, unless her maiden name was also Cooley]. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 25, 1898; Graduated June 26, 1901 standing 18 in a class of 34. World War I Service- 1st Lieut. U.S. Army. Careers: Captain in Tennessee National Guard; Lawyer; President and Co-Founder of a military correspondence school known as the American Military Institute, which was disbanded at the beginning of World War I; Newspaper and Magazine writer; Astrologer. Died- Feb. 8, 1956 in Washington, D.C.
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