George H Treadwell Obituary
DEATH OF MAJOR TREAD WELL. Waa One Civil 8ervlce Commleeloner and High In Grand Army Clrelea, Social 16 Tk Ntw Vers Timet. ' ALBANY, Jan. 2L Major George H. Tread well of his city died at his home here to-day to-day to-day of a complication of dlseasea He is survived by his wife, three daughtera and two sons. Including CoL Oeorge Curtis Tread we 11, who was military Secretary to Roosevelt. Malor Treadwell waa born ln Albany. I May 10, 15??. He early went into business witn nis iatner, oeorge tj. ireaaweu, as furrier. Aug. 2, 1802. he enlisted In the One Hundred and Thirteenth Regiment, New Tork Volunteers, afterward Seventh Regiment. Regiment. New Tork Volunteer Artillery. He was at once made Sergeant Major. Three months later he was promoted to be Second Second Lieutenant, and ln the following year was made First Lieutenant. He rose suc cessively to be Captain, Brevet Major of volunteers, aide-de-camp aide-de-camp aide-de-camp aide-de-camp aide-de-camp ont the staff of CoL Morris, and Assistant Adjutant Gener al and commander ot Battery M, Seventh New Tork Volunteer Artillery. Major Treadwell was honorably dis charged from active service on Jan. 8, 1805. In 1887 he was appointed Captain and Quar tennaster ln the Ninth Brie-ade Brie-ade Brie-ade of the Na tional Guard. A few months later he was made Major and Inspector, serving under Brig. Gen. Woodhall until November, 1871. He was chosen Lieutenant Colonel of the Tenth Regiment ln 1873, but declined to serve. Malor Treadwell has been a prominent member ef the Grand Army ever since its organisation. He was at one time Assist ant uuartermaster uenerai oi tne Mew York department, and served as Junior vioe Commander. In lSST he was elected Department Commander of the State of isew xora. in isfti uov. hui appointed mm State Civil Service Commissioner. Major Treadwell retired from business several years ago.