McCoy, Frank Ross, 1874-1954

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Frank R. McCoy was a United States (U.S.) Army captain in the 3rd U.S. Army.

From the description of The Frank R. McCoy papers, 1903-1939. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48043213

Army officer.

From the description of Papers of Frank Ross McCoy, 1847-1957 (bulk 1892-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449413

Frank Ross McCoy (b. Oct. 29, 1874, Lewistown, Pennsylvania-d. June 4, 1954), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1897. He served as aide-de-camp to President Theodore Roosevelt and Secretary of War, William H. Taft. He was commanding officer of a cavalry patrol on the Mexican border, military attaché in Mexico City, and commanding general of the 63rd Infantry Brigade and director general of transportation in the American Expeditionary Forces in 1918 and 1919. Following World War I, he was assistant to the governor general of the Philippines, and was commander of IV Corps Area, 1st Cavalry Division, VII Corps Area, VI Corps Area, and II Corps Area until his retirement in 1938. General McCoy returned to active duty as a member of the Roberts Commission investigating the Pearl Harbor attack, as chairman of a military commission trying Nazi saboteurs and spies, and as chairman of the Far Eastern Commission from 1945 to 1949.

From the description of McCoy, Frank Ross, 1874-1954 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10572922

Frank R. McCoy was a United States (U.S.) Army officer. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (USMA) in 1897. He was wounded at the Battle of San Juan Hill in 1898. He then served as military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt and aide-de-camp (ADC) to Major General Leonard Wood. He took part in the fighting in the Philippines and on the Mexican Border chasing Mexican bandits. During WWI, he saw service in France as colonel of the 165th Infantry Regiment and was promoted to brigadier general commanding the 63rd Infantry Brigade in late 1918. He returned to service in the Philippines in the 1920s and was in charge of the American relief activities in Japan after an earthquake there in 1923. McCoy was appointed the personal representative of the President of the U.S. to Nicaragua (1927-1928). He was the commanding general (CG) of the II (2nd) Corps Area when he retired from the military in 1938.

From the description of Frank R. McCoy photograph collection. 1897-ca. 1950. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 51864936

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referencedIn Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vol. CXX (ff. 402). March-Dec. 1943.includes:ff. 1-3, 17, 100 Isabella Caroline Henson, wife of H Hensley Henson, Bishop of Durham: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Isabella Caroline Henson: 1943.f. 4 Philip Styles, historian, of Birmingham ... British Library
referencedIn Montgomery Meigs Taylor Papers, 1890-1935 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964. Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933. Library of Congress
creatorOf McCoy, Frank Ross, 1874-1954. Frank R. McCoy photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Paramount Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1951 - 1951. Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1941 - 3/1957. PARAMOUNT NEWS [JULY 14]
referencedIn Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947. James G. Harbord papers, 1886-1938 (bulk 1918-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records of the Army Air Forces. 1902 - 1964. Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. 1941 - 1946. JOURNEY OF REPRESENTATIVES OF FOREIGN POWERS (INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION) TO THE PUHETU-HAILER FRONT
referencedIn Bacevich, A. J. Andrew Bacevich collection, 1964-2006 bulk 1982-2006. Boston University. School of Medicine
referencedIn Carpenter, Frank W. (Frank Watson), 1871-1938. Frank W. Carpenter papers, 1884-1938. Library of Congress
referencedIn W. Cameron Forbes Papers, 1904-1946 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Biddle, William S. William S. Biddle photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. DECORATION CEREMONIES AT AMERICAN G.H.Q., 1918-1919
referencedIn Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. W. Cameron Forbes papers, 1904-1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ireland, Rutherford. Lieutenant Rutherford Ireland, 106th Infantry, New York National Guard material, [ca.1935]. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. MARCH INTO GERMANY, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1918, 32ND DIVISION
referencedIn Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. ACTIVITIES AND REVIEWS AT HEADQUARTERS S.O.S., TOURS, FRANCE, 1918-1919
referencedIn Family papers, 1906-1978. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf McCoy, Frank R. The Frank R. McCoy papers, 1903-1939. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Biddle, William S. William S. Biddle papers, ca. 1905-1974. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. ALS 1942 October 2 : Washington, White House Letterhead / to Major General Frank Ross McCoy, President, Foreign Policy Assoc., New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Taylor, Montgomery Meigs, 1869-1952. Montgomery Meigs Taylor papers, 1890-1935. Library of Congress
referencedIn Harrison, Leland, 1883-1951. Papers of Leland Harrison, 1915-1947 (bulk 1918-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hermann Hagedorn Papers, 1912-1933 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf McCoy, Frank Ross, 1874-1954. Papers of Frank Ross McCoy, 1847-1957 (bulk 1892-1954). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Ali, Datto. person
associatedWith American Relief Mission to Japan. corporateBody
associatedWith Bacevich, A. J. person
associatedWith Biddle, William S. person
correspondedWith Carpenter, Frank W. (Frank Watson), 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
correspondedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. person
associatedWith Grace Allen (Fitch) Johnson, 1871-1952 person
correspondedWith Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964. person
correspondedWith Harbord, James G. (James Guthrie), 1866-1947. person
associatedWith Harrison, Leland, 1883-1951. person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Ireland, Rutherford. person
associatedWith Johnson, Grace A., 1871-1952. person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith League of Nations. Commission of Enquiry into the Sino-Japanese Dispute corporateBody
associatedWith Lockett, Samuel G. person
correspondedWith Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 person
correspondedWith Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875- person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
correspondedWith Ridgway, Matthew B. (Matthew Bunker), 1895-1993 person
associatedWith Roberts Commission on the Facts of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
correspondedWith Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934 person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
correspondedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950 person
correspondedWith Taylor, Montgomery Meigs, 1869-1952. person
associatedWith Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Dept. of Mindanao. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Military Commission for the Trial for the Nazi Saboteurs. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Fort Hoyle (Md.)
France
Mindanao Island (Philippines)
New York (State)--West Point
Philippines
Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
China
Hawaii
Mexican-American Border Region
Panama Canal (Panama)
Japan
Philippines
United States
Nicaragua
Langley Field (Va.)
Subject
Sabotage
Military history, Modern--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
World War, 1914-1918--Photographs
Nazis
Military cadets--Photographs
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Occupation
Army officers
Diplomats
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Birth 1874-10-29

Death 1954-06-04

English

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