William Frederick Hase

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William F. Hase
William F. Hase.jpg
Born August 31, 1874 (1874-08-31)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died January 20, 1935 (1935-01-21) (aged 60)
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1898 - 1935
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Distinguished Service Medal

William Frederick Hase (August 31, 1874 - January 20, 1935) was a Major General in the United States Army.


Hase was born on August 31, 1874 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] Later he would attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison.[2] He would marry two times. First to Daisy Sames, who died on August 14, 1903. Second to Pearl Newman, who died on March 27, 1941. On January 20, 1935 Hase died in Washington, D.C.. He, along with both Daisy and Pearl, is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


Hase joined the Army in 1898 and would serve in the Coast Artillery Corps. During World War I he would be sent to serve in France. He would receive the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his service during the war. Following the war Hase would serve in various locations throughout the United States until being named Chief of the Coast Artillery Corps from 1934 until his death.

The United States Navy vessel USS General W. F. Hase (AP-146) was named for him.


  • Coast Artillery Journal February 1935