Historical Rosters Database
James Bowdoin WiseRoster ID 6564
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1915|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James B. Wise, Jr., Class of 1915. Genealogy: Born Cheriton, VA, January 24, 1894. Father- James Bowdoin Wise of Accomack, Co., VA; ran hardware business in Norfolk and was later treasurer of Northampton Co. Mother- Adelaide Bradley Downes of Northampton, Co., VA. Paternal grandparents- William H. Wise and Sallie A. Scarborough of Accomack Co. Maternal grandparents- Thomas A. Downes and Arinthia Spady of Northampton, Co. VMI Record: Enrolled September 1911, graduated June 1915. Career: U. S. Army officer, March 1917 to September 1946; retired at rank of Colonel. Death: February 28, 1970, Cape Charles, VA. BUrial Cape Charles Cemetery.|