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Name:George Audley Derbyshire
Affiliation:Class of 1899
Biography & Genealogy:George Audley Derbyshire, Class of Sept. 1, 1899. Genealogy: Born- Aug. 3, 1878 in Richmond, Va. Father- Major James Harry Derbyshire; Mother- Anna Epps. Pat. Grandfather- Capt. Peter Sydney Derbyshire; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Leach. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas C. Epps; Mat. Grandmother- Emily Leigh. Married- Edith Cushing. Children- 1- Emily Lilias Derbyshire, who married Edward Parks Davis; 2- Anne Derbyshire, who married Scott Huger; 3- Dr. Robert Cushing Derbyshire. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1895; Graduated Sept. 1, 1899 standing 4th in a class of 34. Careers: Commandant of Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo.; Asst. Professor of German, English & Tactics at VMI; served in the U.S. Army, stationed in the Philippines; worked for the engineering department of the New York Central Railroad; Post Adjutant and Asst. Professor at VMI; Commandant of Cadets at VMI. Died- March 23, 1961.