Historical Rosters Database
Richard Frederick WagnerRoster ID 4028
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1909|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Richard Frederick Wagner, Class of 1909: Genealogy: Born- May 8, 1885 in Mulhausen, Germany. Father- James Augustus Wagner; Mother- Barbara Becker. Pat. Grandfather- Peter Wagner of Dannstadt, Germany; Pat. Grandmother- Veronica Hutter. Mat. Grandfather- Valentin Becker of Schaidt, Germany; Mat. Grandmother- Anna Maria Schimpff. Married- Felde Farrar Lee, daughter of John L. Lee of Lynchburg, Va. on Feb. 5, 1913. Children- one daughter Felde Lee Wagner. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 11, 1906; Graduated June 23, 1909 standing 4 in a class of 40. Careers- 1909-10 Captain, Asst. Prof. of German & Tactics; Superintendent & Engineer of Dept. of Water in Lynchburg, Va.; Promoted 1927 to Head of Public Safety in Lynchburg, Va.; in charge of four city bureau, police, fire, water and electricity. Died- Dec. 22, 1974.|