Historical records matching Daniel Levy Maduro Peixotto
About Daniel Levy Maduro Peixotto
Daniel Levy Maduro Peixotto: Son of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto (1830-90); captain of the Third Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry; born in New York March 17, 1854; died at Guantanamo, Cuba, Oct. 24, 1898, from the effects of fever contracted during the Spanish-American war. For many years he was connected with the Seventh Regiment, State of New York, as corporal of Company B, and received the faithful service medal in that regiment. After his removal to Washington he served on General Ordway's staff as captain and aide-de-camp (1888). At the outbreak of the Spanish-American war he volunteered, and served with the Third United States Volunteer Infantry, first as first lieutenant and acting quartermaster, and then as captain of Company D. At the time of his death he was military governor and provost marshal of Guantanamo. He married Ida Solomons, daughter of Adolphus S. Solomons, in 1880. His only child, Irma R. M. Peixotto, was born in New York Jan. 10, 1881. She is a frequent contributor to the periodicals of the day and to children's magazines, both as writer and illustrator.