Arthur James Hanlon

b. 17 September 1883, d. 24 August 1953
  • Arthur James Hanlon was born on 17 September 1883 in Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
  • He married Natalie R. Cameron, daughter of Francis Hawks Cameron and Eugenia LeGrand Weaver, on 9 October 1909 in Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey, according to a published newspaper article, but the marriage also was recorded as occurring on the same date in Chicago, Illinois.
  • The following appeared on 10 October 1909 in the Charlotte Daily Observer: (Glen Ridge, N.J., Oct. 9) A military wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnstone, 100 Ridgewood avenue, tonight, when Miss Natalie Cameron, daughter of the late Adjutant General Francis Cameron of North Carolina, became the bride of Lieutenant Arthur James Hanlon, formerly of Fort Snelling, Minn., now coach for the West Point military academy football team.
         Miss Cameron is a cousin of Mr. Johnstone. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. Shipman of New York, formerly chaplain at West Point. The bride's only attendant was Mrs. Charles Burnett of Fort Snelling, a sister of the bride, who was matron of honor.
         Lieutenant Edward Hayes of Fort Snelling was best man. The bridegroom and his best man were in full uniform at the wedding. Only the immediate relatives of the couple were present at the wedding.
  • Arthur James Hanlon and Natalie R. Cameron appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
  • He was a US Army officer, according to the 1910 census.
  • The following appeared on 4 April 1917 in the Springfield Daily Republican: (Middletown, Ct., April 3) Word has just been received from President Shanklin, who has been in Washington with the ward department, that Lieut Arthur J. Hanlon, United States army, now stationed at El Paso, Tex., has been appointed by the war department to take charge of the military training here a Wesleyan and will be here to begin his work at the close of the Easter recess, the 11th. Lieut Hanlon was a member of the class of '06, Wesleyan, but at the close of his sophomore year received the appointment to the West Point military academy, from which he graduated in 1908. Until quite recently Lieut Hanlon was stationed at Fort Snelling, Minn. He is a native of Massachusetts, being born in Adams, Mass., September, 1883.
         While Wesleyan closed to-day for the Easter recess, a considerable number of the students will remain and continue military training under the faculty and undergraduate officers during the vacation. From 267 men who reported for training the first day, March 28, the number has steadily increased each day and it is expected that the appointment of a regular army officer to take charge of the training and the action taken on the international situation will swell the numbers to at least 400 when college reopens. This will approximate four-fifths of the entire student body.
  • The following appeared on 28 June 1927 in the Canton Ohio Repository: (Newark, N. J.) Colonel Arthur J. Hanlon, who has come from Detroit to administer prohibition, brought four cats with him and they are staying in his hotel. Eight more are coming with Mrs. Hanlon.
  • The following appeared on 27 October 1929 in The Springfield Sunday Union & Republican: (Canaan, Ct., Oct. 26) Col. Arthur J. Hanlon, prohibition administrator at San Juan, P. R., spent Tuesday night at the home of his mother, Mrs. Helen Hanlon of Prospect street.
  • Arthur James Hanlon registered for the draft in 1942 while living at 244 Waverly Place in New York City, employed by the IRS Alcohol Tax Unit at 253 Broadway.
  • Arthur James Hanlon died on 24 August 1953 at age 69 in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
  • His wife Natalie R. Cameron became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
  • The following appeared on 2 September 1953 in The Alexandria Town Talk: Funeral services for Col. Arthur J. Hanlon were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in chapel of Hixson Bros. Funeral Home. Rev. Stephen L. Skardon officiated. The remains were sent to Arlington, Va. for interment in Arlington National cemetery.
  • The following appeared on 11 May 1959 in The Alexandria Town Talk: Funeral services for Mrs. LeGranda Cameron Paine, 73, were held at 11 a.m. today from the Mt. Olivet chapel in Pineville. Interment, under the direction of John Kramer and son Funeral Home, followed in the National Cemetery.
    [:TAB: Mrs. Paine, a resident of Pineville, died in an Alexandria hospital at 1:10 p.m. Thursday.
    :TAB: She is survived by one sister, mrs. Natalie Hanlon of Washington, D. C; two nieces, Mrs. E. R. Patterson and Miss Margaret Cameron, both of Coronado, Calif; and one nephew, Capt. A.S.C. Wadsworth of Gulfport, Miss.
  • Last Edited: 6 Aug 2016

Family: Natalie R. Cameron b. 29 September 1885, d. 25 January 1979