Major General Ben H. Fuller

Major General Ben H. Fuller (HM48)

Location: Hamilton, VA 20158 Loudoun County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.102', W 77° 39.972'

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Maj. Gen. Ben H. Fuller was born in Michigan on 27 Feb. 1870. He was graduated from the U.S. Navy Academy in 1889 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1891. Fuller married Katherine H. Offley on 26 Oct. 1862, and they intermittently lived here at Maplewood which was owned by her family. Fuller served as the 15th commandant of the Marine Corps from 1930 to 1934. He played a key role in establishing the Fleet Marine Force and influenced the development of the Marine Corps' amphibious doctrine. He died on 8 June 1937 in Washington, D.C. and was buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.
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HM NumberHM48
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Marker NumberT-52
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDepartment of Historical Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 8:15am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 269551 N 4335147
Decimal Degrees39.13503333, -77.66620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.102', W 77° 39.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 6.12" N, 77° 39' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41 W Colonial Hwy, Hamilton VA 20158, US
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