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Brevet Colonel Robert Lenox Belknap


Hereditary Member, admitted 1891

Brevet Colonel Robert Lenox Belknap

Great grandnephew of propositus David Lenox. Born in New York, NY on 23 Jul 1848 and died in New York, NY on 13 Mar 1896. In 1866 entered the 7th Regiment NY National Guard as Private. Commissioned Captain 1st Brigade, 1st Division 1872. Acting Assistant Inspector General of New York 1875. Resigned as Lieutenant Colonel and Chief of Staff 1880. Served as Brevet Colonel in the National Guard of New York 1880. Colombia College AB Degree 1869 and AM Degree 1872. Honorary AB Princeton 1869. Trustee of Princeton Theological Seminary 1887-1896. Treasurer of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company 1879-1888. President of several companies. Manager of the Presbyterian Hospital of New York from 1877. Manager of the American Bible Society from 1879. Member: Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Saint Andrews Society; Psi Upsilon; and Phi Beta Kappa. Married Mary Phoenix Remsen on 3 Feb 1870. [Sources: ; (98);(C); “National Cyclopaedia of American Biography”, Volume 30. Pic: “National Cyclopaedia of American Biography”, Volume 30.]

Mr. Belknap was the great grandnephew of David Lenox.

Succession

Propositus

David Lenox
Propositus
( — )
Brevet Colonel Robert Lenox Belknap
Great grandnephew
(1848 — 1896)
Admitted 1891

Successors

Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap
Great-great-grandnephew
(1873 — 1943)
Admitted 1896
Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap Jr.
Great-great-great-grandnephew
(1899 — 1949)
Admitted 1946
Maitland Belknap
Great-great-grandnephew
(1889 — 1958)
Admitted 1950
Second Lieutenant Robert McAllister Lloyd
Great-great-grandnephew
(1898 — 1985)
Admitted 1958
Cadet Robert McAllister Lloyd Jr.
Great-great-great-grandnephew
(1926 — 1997)
Admitted 1980
Private
Admitted 2001
Private
Admitted 2019