Title: Biographical register of the officers and graduates of the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.: from its establishment, in 1802,
to 1890; with The early history of the United States Military Academy,
Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.: From Its Establishment, in 1802,
to 1890; with The Early History of the United States Military Academy,
George Washington Cullum
Author: George Washington Cullum
Editors: Charles Braden (Lieut., U.S.A.), Wirt Robinson
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin, 1920. Page 2071
6286.. (Born S. D.).. LESTER F. RHODES____(Ap'd Wash.)..31(Lester
Francis Rhodes, Born Feb. 13, 1897.)Military History.—Cadet at the
Military Academy. June 14. 1917, to Nov. 1, 1818, when he was graduated
and promoted in the Army to Second Lieutenant, Unassigned.Served: At U.
S. Military' Academy, as student officer. Dec. 3. 1918, to June 11.
1919 when he graduated No. 2 in his class;(Assigned to Corps of
Engineers, July 21. 1919)eu route io France. July 13 to 20, 1919; on
tour of observation of Belgian. French and Italian battle fronts and
visited Army of Occupation in Germany. to Sept. 17: en route to U. S.
to Sept. 26; at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., Oct. 3 to 7; at Camp Baker,
Fort Bliss, Texas, with company, Oct. IS, 1919, to Jan. 2, 1920; at El
Paso. Texas, commanding company. 8th Engineers (mounted), to Feb. 7; at
Seattle, Spokane and Portland. Oregon, recruiting for regiment, Feb. 7,
1920, to __
Francis Rhodes married Myrtle Ralph they had one known child:
E. Francis Rhodes born 23 Jan 1921, in Pike County IL