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Name:Edwin Albert Hickman
Affiliation:Class of 1895
Biography & Genealogy:Edwin Albert Hickman, Class of 1895: Genealogy: Born- March 26, 1874 in Independence, Mo. Father- W. L. Hickman; Mother- Fanny Malcom Lipscomb. Pat. Grandfather- Edwin A. Hickman; Pat. Grandmother- Catherine Oldham. Mat. Grandfather- Joel Lipscomb; Mat. Grandmother- Henrietta Harris. Married- Mary Gantt, daughter of Judge James B. Gantt on June 14, 1905. Children- 1- Annie Louise Hickman, who married Capt. H. G. Bishop; 2- Edwin Gantt Hickman; 3- William Harris Hickman. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1892 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated June 27, 1895. Careers: Commandant of Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo.; Major in U.S. Volunteers in the Spanish American War; Col. in U.S. Cavalry, Member of General Staff Corps in World War I; Col. in the Finance Department of the U.S. Army. Died- Aug. 27, 1939.
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