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Wainwright, J. Mayhew


 
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J. Mayhew Wainwright lived in Rye and served in WWI. We are currently working on his biography. If you would like to help please Contat Us.
Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Veteran Code: WWI-278


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Name: J Mayhew Wainwright
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Birth Date: 10 Dec 1864
Service Start Date: 1917
Service Start Age: 53                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              US Congressman. Served in the Spanish-American War as a Captain in the 12th New York Volunteers, in the New York National Guard in the Mexican Border War in 1916, and as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 27th Infantry Division during World War I. He was elected to represented New York's 25th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1923 to 1931.
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