Friday, February 17, 2017

CPT Howard Walker Raines

CPT Howard Walker Raines, b. 12 Dec 1883 - d. 17 Feb 1948. Son of Isaac P and Ida F (Wynn) Raines he was born in Danville. Howard served as company commander of C Company 116th Infantry during WWI. He worked for the United States Postal Service after the war and had been a bookkeeper before mobilization in 1918. He married Elizabeth Maude Lantz of Lancaster, PA in 1916. He died in Alexandria, VA and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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