Eli K. Cole
|Eli Kelley Cole|
Eli Kelley Cole in 1917
September 1, 1867|
New York City, New York
|Died||July 4, 1929
San Francisco, California
|Place of burial||Carmel, New York|
|Service/branch||United States Navy
United States Marine Corps
|Years of service||1888 - 1890 (USN) 1890 - 1929 (USMC)|
|Commands held||Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
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.
- "Major General Eli K. Cole". U.S. Marine Corps University. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Marine Corps.
- "Major General Eli Kelley Cole, USMC". Who's Who in Marine Corps History. History Division, United States Marie Corps. Retrieved June 22, 2009.
- "Eli Kelly Cole" Gannet Military Times Hall of Valor
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