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Name:Henry Alexander Wise
Affiliation:Class of 1894
Biography & Genealogy:Henry Alexander Wise, Class of 1894: Genealogy: Born- April 6, 1874 in Richmond, Va. Father- Hon. John Sergeant Wise; Mother- Eva Douglas. Pat. Grandfather- Henry A. Wise; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Sergrant. Mat. Grandfather- Hugh Douglas; Mat. Grandmother- Nancy Hamilton. Married- Henrietta Edwina Booth, daughter of Edwin Booth and Clara Haxall Thomson of Carter's Grove, James City Co. Va. Children- 1- Clara Thompson Booth Wise; 2- John Sergrant Wise; 3- Henry Alexander Wise, Jr.; 4- Eva Douglas Wise; 5- Henrietta Edwina Booth Wise. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1890; Graduated June 28, 1894 ranking 14th in a class of 29. Military Record: Major in Volunteer Army during Spanish- American War; Major, Infantry U.S.A. during World War I. Graduated at War College as G-3, and on duty at Camp Lee and at War Department. Careers: Lawyer. Died- Aug. 15, 1968.