Arthur Williams Gubisch (1873 - 1952) MP

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Birthplace: Glogan, Germany
Death: Died in Labangon, Cebu, Cebu Island, Philippines
Occupation: Constabulary Inspector
Managed by: Vidda Chan
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About Arthur Williams Gubisch

Arrived in the U.S. in 1888 at the age of twelve. It is so far undetermined which port he arrived in or who his parents are. U.S. Census show he enlisted twice in the U.S. Infantry, the first time on June 15, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois. At the end of his tour of duty, he reenlisted at Crook, Nebraska, January 22 1898. During this period he was in the U.S. Infantry (Army) and fought in Spanish American War. And though he remained in the Philippines, he returned to the U.S. to maintain his U.S. Citizenship status.

Certificate of U.S. Naturalization No. OL-33,416 (Application No. 1300-19399, 1300-122648.

Enlisted Jun 15, 1894; Private, Company G, Second Regiment of Infantry in Chicago, Illinois, per Letter of Discharge, issued by Major General Wm. E. Bergin, The Adjutant General, ACAD O FFB/DD Form 303A. Fought in Spanish American war in Philippines

Spanish American war veteran, discharged honorably with excellent character Sept 14, 1897 at Fort Yates, No. Dakota.

After discharge, remained in Philippines, serving as part of U.S.Government Thomasite project to rebuild country patterning government and educational system after U.S. (See document on file with Vidda Chan.)

Teacher, Manila, Pg. 523, Report of the Phil. Commission- USA, June 30, 1901, Report of Auditor to Secretary of Finance & Justice

Constabulary Inspector, per Notarized letter/Doc 33, Page No. 96, December 31, 1948, Proceso E. Sebastian

Buried in Veterans Plot, Municipal Cemetery, Lagangon, Cebu. No grave or plotnumber. In possession of widow, Fanny Gubisch. (Document: "Report of the Death of An American Citizen, Amerian Foreign Service" Form No. FS 192, Copy of Document on file with Vidda Chan.) Service was held at The Church of Christ, with Rev. Alvin Ray Carlson officiating. on December 16, 1952. (Document: Cover letter from Peter J. Peterson, American Vice Consul, Cebu, December 17, 1952.)

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Arthur Williams Gubisch's Timeline

1873
January 28, 1873
Glogan, Germany
1894
June 15, 1894
- September 14, 1897
Age 21
Chicago, Illinois, United States
1898
January 21, 1898
- January 20, 1901
Age 24
Manila, Philippines
1901
1901
- present
Age 27
Philippines
1903
July 4, 1903
Age 30
Claveria, Cagayan Valley, Philippines
1912
May 21, 1912
Age 39
1918
April 23, 1918
Age 45
Aparri, Cagayan, Mindanao, Philippines
1925
April 1, 1925
Age 52
NCR, Philippines