Charles Patton Echols

From United State Military Academy Library at West Point
 Lt. Colonel, US Army; Graduate and Faculty of West Point

Born:September 6, 1867, Huntsville, AL
Died:May 21, 1940, New York City
Buried:US Military Academy, West Point, New York
Son of:Mary Beirne Patton Echols
Brother of:Susan Patton Echols Spragins
Son of:William Holding Echols (b1834)
Brother of:William Holding Echols (b1859)


•  Attended West Point and later became a professor of mathematics there

•  Charles Patton, attended University of Virginia, appointed as cadet from Huntsville to U. S. Military Academy, West Point, was graduated third in his class, 1891, and commissioned lieutenant of engineers, U. S. Army, served as colonel and professor of mathematics, U. S. School of Military Aeronautics, West Point, N. Y., 1914. - Alabama Biography

•  "ECHOLS, CHARLES PATTON, Graduate of the U. S. Military Academy; Lieutenant-Colonel U. S. A.; Professor of Mathematics, U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y. [Sept., 1905.]" -

•  Murdered in Bryant Park, New York City, age 72

Related Links:

•  Alabama Biography - History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, © 1921, p. 528. Information found under his father's (William Holding Echols) biography.

• - American Mathematical Society: short statement for each of their members, 1913, including William.

•  United States Military Academy - Bio from West Point (Originally found at

•  United States Military Academy Library at West Point - Photo

The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  Alabama Biography
•  Mary Beirne Patton Echols
•  Susan Patton Echols Spragins
•  William Holding Echols (b1834)
•  William Holding Echols (b1859)