Peter C. Hains, III
|Peter C. Hains, III|
May 11, 1901|
Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States
|Died||July 3, 1998
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States
|Buried at||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1924–1961|
|Battles/wars||World War II
Peter Conover Hains, III (May 11, 1901 - July 3, 1998) was an American Army cavalry officer and Major General who competed in the 1928 Olympic games in the modern pentathlon. Hains graduated from West Point in 1924, where he ranked 162nd in his class. Hains' family had a long legacy of military service, with his great grandfather, grandfather, and uncle all serving as high-ranking military officers. Hains', Peter Hains father was involved in an infamous murder scandal in New York City in 1909
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- "Special Collections: Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U. S. Military Academy, 1930, Vol 7". United States Military Academy Library. 1930. pp. 1855–1856. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
- Appel, Jacob M. (2008-08-10). "Murder at the Regatta". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-05-29.
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