Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 3256

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:Robert Alexander Paine
Affiliation:Class of 1881
Biography & Genealogy:Robert Alexander Paine, Class of 1881: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 7, 1859 in Richmond, Va. Father- William Gwyn Paine of Ireland; Mother- Elizabeth Wilson of Augusta Co. Va. No information on grandparents. Married- Mary Hearne Maya, daughter of William Powhatan Maya of Ashland, Va. in 1883. Children- 1- Robert Alexander Paine, Jr.; 2- Alice Maya Paine. There were two more children who died in infancy. Names unknown. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 5, 1878 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated June 30, 1881 standing 14th in a class of 21. Careers: Banker; Civil Engineer. Died- Nov. 21, 1929 at his home in Ashland, Va.
Photograph: