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Philip Guillou BlackmoreRoster ID 4122
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1911|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Philip Guillou Blackmore, Class of 1911. Born: Bristol, Virginia, Jan. 18, 1890. Father: George Alfred Blackmore, b. Boston, Mass. At time Philip entered VMI George was the owner of "The Hampton Manufacturing, Company," which sold the "Hampton Plow, agricultural implements, castings, etc." Mother: Margaret Acelie Guillou, b. Brooklyn Navy Yard. Paternal grandfather: John Thomas Blackmore of New Forest, Devonshire, England. Paternal grandmother: Mary Patience Maternal grandfather: Dr. Charles Fleury Guillou, Philiadelphia, PA, a sugeon in the U.S. Navy. Maternal grandmother: Dinah Clarke Postlethwaite, Natchez, Mississippi. Residence of parents at time Philip entered VMI: 624 Bridge St., Hampton, VA. VMI Record: Entered September 1908 and graduated June 1911. Career: Army officer. Retired with rank of Brigadier General in 1950. Marriage: Wife: Emily Van Patten. Children: Philip G., Jr., b. 1927; Edward Van Patten, b. 1927; John T., b. 1931; Mary M., b. 1933. Died April 7, 1974, San Francisco, CA; survived by his wife, 3 sons, 7 grandchildren.|