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Robert Powell Page WAINWRIGHT
U.S. Army officer and West Point graduate
Source : Tim DOWLING
He was married to Josephine Serrell and had three children, Helen Serrell Wainwright, Jennie Pound Serrell Wainwright and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV.
Robert Wainwright was part of a family with strong military tradition.
His wife's father was Brevet Brigadier General Edward W. Serrell. Wainwright's son, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV, was the commander of American and Filipino forces during the Battle of the Philippines (1941-42). Fort Wainwright, Alaska is named in his honor.