Thomas Conrad Treadwell


Thomas Conrad Treadwell attended St. Paul’s School from 1881 to 1886 and is a member of the Form of 1885.

The following is excerpted from Treadwell’s obituary that was published in the Winter 1931 Alumni Horae (pg. 141):

Tom Treadwell was born in Washington, D. C, May 18th, 1869, son of the late Col. Thomas James and Margaret Ann Treadwell. He entered St. Paul’s School in the fall of 1881, leaving in May 1886 to accept an appointment to the Naval Academy. He graduated from Annapolis in the class of 1890. In 1892 he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps and remaining in that service he attained the rank of Colonel in 1916, with which rank he was retired at his own request in the spring of 1922.

Col. Treadwell saw service in the Spanish-American War, participating in the battle of Manila Bay, May Ist, 1898, in the Philippine Islands and in the World War. He completed the course at the Army War College in 1913 and graduated from the Naval War College in 1914.

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Kimball, Willis G. C. "Thomas Conrad Treadwell." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 21 July 2024.