Eli K. Cole
Eli Kelley Cole
|Born||September 1, 1867|
New York City, New York
|Died||July 4, 1929 (aged 61)|
San Francisco, California
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/|| United States Navy|
United States Marine Corps
|Years of service||1888–1890 (USN)|
|Commands held||Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps|
Department of the Pacific
41st Infantry Division
Eli Kelley Cole (September 1, 1867 – July 4, 1929) was the first Assistant to the Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1911 to 1915. He also briefly commanded the 41st Infantry Division at the end of World War I. Cole was awarded the Navy Cross for his service as "Commanding Officer of the First Provisional Brigade of Marines" during the Haitian Campaign from 1915–1917.
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- "Major General Eli Kelley Cole, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marie Corps. Archived from the original on June 15, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2009.
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