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Name:Arthur Gill Caffee
Affiliation:Class of 1901
Biography & Genealogy:Arthur Gill Caffee, Class of 1901: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 20, 1882 in Carthage, Mo. Father- William K. Caffee; Mother- Pattie Wilkins. Pat. Grandfather- Warden J. Caffee; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Margaret Gill. Mat. Grandfather- James H. Wilkins. Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Elizabeth Smith. Married- In 1907 to Mayotta Dickenson, daughter of Dwight Dickenson of Mare Island Navy Yard, Ca. Children- 1- Patty Elena Caffee; 2- Betty June Caffee. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1897; Resigned June 28, 1900 to enter U.S. Naval Academy Military Record: Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. Died- Nov. 19, 1910. Killed while on duty at the Indian Head Proving Grounds, Md. when a gun that was being tested accidentally exploded.
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