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Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Frederick W. Galbraith

National Commander of the American Legion

 

— Commanding Officer, 147th Infantry Regiment, Ohio National Guard —

 
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By Darryl Smith
1. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
Inscription.  

May 6, 1874-July 9, 1921.
President, Cincinnati Rotary Club 1914-1915.
Commanding Officer, 147th Infantry Regiment Ohio National Guard, World War I.
First National Commander, American Legion 1920.
 
Erected 1923 by American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 7.073′ N, 84° 29.189′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Memorial is on Lake Drive south of Eden Park Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery F, 136th Field Artillery, A.E.F. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donald A Spencer Overlook (about 700 feet away); John L. Vance (about 800 feet away); Ohio River Monument (about 800 feet away); Eden Park Vietnam Memorial (about 800 feet away); Albert Bettinger (about 800 feet away); Mt. Adams Pilgrim Chapel
Frederick W. Galbraith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darryl Smith
2. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Ida Street Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Frederick W. Galbraith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darryl Smith
3. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
Frederick W. Galbraith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darryl Smith
4. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
Frederick W. Galbraith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darryl Smith
5. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
Frederick W. Galbraith, Jr. image. Click for full size.
By Julia Cowart
6. Frederick W. Galbraith, Jr.
Photograph from October 2009 issue of The American Legion magazine article written by Philip M. Calla.
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By Darryl Smith
7. Frederick W. Galbraith Marker
F.W. Galbraith, Jr. Marker in Greenville, SC image. Click for full size.
By Julia Cowart
8. F.W. Galbraith, Jr. Marker in Greenville, SC
This memorial stone for F.W. Galbraith, Jr. was originally placed at the center of Charlotte Park at the Veteran’s Hospital No. 26 [formerly Camp Sevier, Greenville's WWI training camp] in Greenville, SC during the state American Legion Convention in Greenville, July 5, 1923. The hospital was later torn down and the stone was moved to its present location in Springwood Cemetery (Lot K163 WWI Soldiers) in downtown Greenville.
F.W. Galbraith, Jr. Marker in Greenville image. Click for full size.
By Julia Cowart
9. F.W. Galbraith, Jr. Marker in Greenville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2014, by Darryl R Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 22, 2014, by Darryl R Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio.   6. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Julia Cowart of Greenville, South Carolina.   7. submitted on October 22, 2014, by Darryl R Smith of Cincinnati, Ohio.   8, 9. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Julia Cowart of Greenville, South Carolina. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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