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American Colonists in the Philippines

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This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on Americans who figured prominently in Philippine government and society during the American colonial presence between 1898 and 1946.

Find similar projects at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Image: William Howard Taft, future US President, was the first Secretary General of the American Insular Government in the Philippines. As the indigenous horses could not bear his mass, Taft traveled the countryside mounted on a carabao -- the Southeast Asian water buffalo.

A :: Major General Henry Allen, Explorer :: Joseph E. Allen :: Fred Washington Atkinson

B :: Harry Hill Bandholtz :: John C. Bates, Army Chief of Staff :: James Montgomery Bell :: Roy DeWitt Wall Bennett :: Arlington Betts :: Tasker H. Bliss :: Frederick Douglass Bonner :: Walter G. M. Buckisch :: Maj. General Omar Bundy :: John Henry Manning Butler :: George C. Butte

C :: Adam Clarke Carson :: Levi Case :: Lt. General Adna Chaffee, Sr. :: Betty Clements :: Joseph Ford Cooper :: Austin Craig :: Joseph W. Crow :: Gov. George Curry, US Congress, Rough Rider

D :: Alexander Lucian Dade :: Dwight Filley Davis, U.S. Secretary of War (founder of the Davis Cup) :: Winfred Thaxter Denison

E :: Charles Burke Elliott

F :: George Hendrick Fairchild :: Frederick Charles Fisher :: Robert Fairbank Fisher :: Henry Fleischer :: William Cameron Forbes :: Guy Fort :: Alex Frieder :: Herbert Frieder :: Philip Seymour Frieder

G :: Jeff D. Gallman :: Cornelius Gardener :: Newton W. Gilbert :: Eugene Allen Gilmore :: Leonard Shaw Goddard :: John Jacob Gordon :: Brigadier General Frederick Dent Grant :: Arthur Williams Gubisch :: Loren C. Guernsey

H :: Eusebius Julius Halsema :: William Rockford Hamme :: Francis Burton Harrison :: Virginia Randolph Harrison :: Frank H. Hale :: Joseph Ralston Hayden :: Gen John L. Hines, Army Chief of Staff :: Maj. General Lucius Roy Holbrook :: John A. Hull

I :: Harold L. Ickes, U.S. Secretary of the Interior :: Henry Clay Ide

J :: Marius John :: Charles A. Johns :: Elias Finley Johnson :: J. Weldon Jones :: William Johnston Jr.

K :: Auther Edmon Kelley :: Major General Charles Evans Kilbourne, Jr. :: Major General William August Kobbé

L :: Fletcher Ladd :: George Tayloe Langhorne :: Lt. General Hunter Liggett :: Lot Dean Lockwood

M :: Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur, Jr. :: Gen. Douglas MacArthur :: George A. Malcolm :: Walter William Marquardt :: Mary McDonald :: John T. McDonough :: Paul Vories McNutt :: Major General Wesley Merritt, 1st US Mil. Gov. of the Philippines :: Percy Moir :: Colonel Sherman Moreland :: Frank Murphy, Mayor, Governor, US Attorney General, Assoc. Justice of the US Supreme Court :: John Joseph Murphy

N :: Katherine Netzorg :: Morton Isidore Netzorg

O :: James Ostrand :: Elwell S. Otis

P :: William Francis Pack :: Rebecca Parrish :: Mary E. Polley :: Arlie Pond :: Walter Scott Price

R :: Eugene Elliott Reed :: Clinton Levering Riggs :: William Cannon Rivers :: Nicholas Roosevelt :: Gen. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Medal of Honor

S :: George Satterthwaite :: Francis Bowes Sayre, Sr. :: David C. Shanks :: William Morgan Shuster III :: Katherine Smit-Netzorg :: James Francis Smith :: Josephus Stevenot :: Luther R. Stevens :: Henry Lewis Stimson, U.S. Secretary of War & State :: Thomas A. Street

T :: William Howard Taft, 27th President and 10th Chief Justice of the USA :: James Francis Tracey

V :: Louis J. Van Schaick :: James Cator Vickers

W :: Eugene Walter :: Charles Andrew Willard :: Maj. General Leonard Wood, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army :: Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson :: Dean Conant Worcester :: Clarence George Wrentmore :: Gen. Luke Edward Wright :: Lt. Gen. William Mason Wright, (USA)

Y :: Charles Yeater

Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)