John Ryan Devereux (1868 - 1936)

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Birthplace: Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, USA
Death: Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery, Maryland, USA
Occupation: Major US Army, Army Medical Corps, Inspector General Corps
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1868 Lawrence Douglas County Kansas, USA

Death: Jul. 2, 1936 Chevy Chase Montgomery County Maryland, USA

Nephew of Archbishop of Philadelphia Patrick J Ryan

Major US Army

Army Medical Corps

Inspector General Corps

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 John Pierre Devereux
 Margaret Ryan Devereux

  • Annie S Devereux (____ - 1944)
  • James Patrick Sinnott Devereux (1903 - 1988)*
  • Agnes S Devereux (1910 - 1972)*

Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia, USA Plot: Section 7


DR. J. R. DEVERSUX, WAR VETERAN, DEAD Former Professor of Medicine at Georgetown Served in Army Medical Corps

WASHINGTON, July 3, 1936 – Dr. John Ryan Devereux, former Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and a retired Army and Public Health Service physician, died yesterday after an illness of two months at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Death was due to paralysis of the respiratory organs. He was 67 years old.

Dr. Devereux was born in Lawrence, Kansas. His father was a circuit judge and an uncle was the late Rev. Patrick J. Ryan, Archbishop of Philadelphia. An ancestor was an officer in the army of Louis XVI of France. Mr. Devereux was a graduate of Notre Dame University.

He received his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania. During the Spanish-American War and subsequently in the World War, Mr. Devereux served in the Medical Corps of the Army. He assisted Herbert Hoover on the administration of relief in Serbia and in 1925 organized relief work in Rumania for Pope Pius.

His widow, who was Miss Annie L. Sinnott of Philadelphia, and four daughters, survive. The funeral will be held at 9:30 o’clock Monday morning at the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament, Chevy Chase. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery o at 11:30 o’clock Monday morning.

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Lt. Col. John Ryan Devereux US Army's Timeline

December 16, 1868
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, USA
February 20, 1903
Age 34
Cabana, Cuba
November 14, 1910
Age 41
July 2, 1936
Age 67
Chevy Chase, Montgomery, Maryland, USA
Arlington, Virginia, USA