National Affairs: Versatile Officers

"Military men are something more than soldiers," according to Secretary of War Weeks. In a recent issue of the Army Recruiting News he gave statistics of the records of 2,371 graduates of West Point who daring the first century of the Academy's existence went into civil life.

They include two Presidents, one of the United States, one of the Confederacy; three Presidential candidates; four Cabinet members; one Ambassador; 14 Ministers to foreign countries; 24 members of Congress; 16 State Governors; 17 Mayors; 46 College Presidents; 87 Presidents of railroads and other corporations; 14 physicians;...

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