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John Stanley Armour, b. 06 Dec 1898, Evanston, IL
Posted by: Deborah Dewey (ID *****7693) Date: April 15, 2006 at 23:27:47
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"JOHN STANLEY ARMOUR, "Stan," "Bambie," was born December 6, 1898, in Evanston, Illinois, where he lived for nineteen years. He has also spent two years at Pasadena, California.

"His father, Michael Cochrane Armour, was born in 1855, in Auburn, New York. He is president of the Iroquois Iron Company of Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Armour, whose maiden name was Minnie Thomlins Huggins, was a resident of Kalamazoo, Michigan, before her marriage. There are two sons and two daughters in the family. Donald Cochrane Armour, ex-1916 S., is a brother.

"Stan prepared at the Santa Barbara School, California, and the Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut. He took the Select Course; was a member of the Y. M. C. A. cabinet; and belongs to the Hotchkiss Club and Book and Snake and the Cloister. Wallace C. Johnson, Leon B. Walker, Howard I. McMillan (1919 S.), Kenneth H. Sheldon, and Thomas L. Glass were his roommates.

"In 1917 Bambie served on the Draft Appeal Board. From October, 1917, to August, 1918, he was Private in Battery I, Yale R. O. T. C.; was stationed at Camp Jackson, South Carolina, from August to September, 1918, with Battery C, 10th Battalion, Field Artillery Replacement Depot; received a commission September 13, 1918, as Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, and was transferred to the Field Artillery Central Officers' Training School, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, where he remained until his discharge December 5, 1918.

"He will probably enter the brokerage business. His permanent address is 962 Linda Vista Avenue, Pasadena, California." [photo adjacent]

“History of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University,” Volume One, edited by the Class Book Committee, Published for the Class by the Class Secretaries Bureau, 1920,” The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, printers, pp. 36-37.


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