Theodore C. Cazeau


Commander-in-Chief Theodore C. Cazeau was born in 1875 in Rochester, New York; the son of Theodore C. Cazeau who serve in Co. M., 8th New York Cavalry. He was in the insurance business. He belonged to Henry Lomb Camp #100. In 1918 he was elected New York Department Commander and in 1929 was elected Commander-in-Chief.

He died on December 23, 1934. It was a bitterly cold winter day but a number of Sons and members of the GAR attended. He is buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

On November 19, 1933, the Henry Lomb Camp #100 of Rochester, New York and Past Commander-in-Chief Cazeau placed a Gettysburg Address bronze plaque on the Willis House in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It is on the York Road side of the house. It was in good shape in 1996.

Submitted December 1998 by:
Jerome Orton, PDC, Past National Historian
213 Dixon Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13219

Journal of the 1899 New York Division, Sons of Veterans