CORNELIUS HITE FAUNTLEROY

Served as Camp Commander in 1912. He was born in Winchester, Virginia, and was the son of Thomas Turner, and Bettie Smith (Hite) Fauntleroy.  He graduated from the Shenandoah Valley Academy, Winchester, Virginia in 1876, and received his M.A. from the University of Virginia in 1884. After graduation he served as assistant professor of Greek at the university. In 1890 Mr. Fauntleroy was admitted to the bar at St. Paul, Minnesota in 1890, and was a junior partner with the law firm of Warner, Richardson, and Lawrence.  In 1897 he moved to St. Louis, and was admitted to the Missouri Bar the following year. On September 5th, 1921, at the age of 52 , Mr. Fauntleroy died of blood poising at St. Luke’s hospital in St. Louis. The blood poisoning was caused by an abscessed tooth that had been previously operated on. He was buried in Winchester, Virginia.

Sources; The Book of St. Louisans 1912 p. 190
              Missouri Historical Society Necrology Files Volume 11 p. 117
 

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