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Name:Mahlon Wilkins Caffee
Affiliation:Class of 1906
Biography & Genealogy:Mahlon Wilkins Caffee, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 19, 1885 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- Sept. 20, 1911 to Mary Way Coombs of Bowling Green, Ky. Children- 1- William King Caffee, II; 2- Mahlon Wilkins Caffee, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1900; Graduated June 27, 1906 standing 40th in a class of 47. Military Record: Private in Officers Training Camp (Camp Taylor) and was believed to be a candidate for Commission but died while in service. Died- Dec. 30, 1918 of pneumonia brought on by his injuries suffered in an accident while in service.