Schofield Andrews (1889-1971)

Lt.-Col. Schofield Andrews, Attorney, of Philadelphia

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He graduated from the first Fort Niagara training camp with the rank of Captain. He was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel while serving overseas as Assistant Chief of Staff of the 90th Division. For "exceptionally meritorious services" he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. After the war, he became an attorney with the Philadelphia firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, who included among their clients P.A.B. Widener and most of his extended family. Andrews had three sons by his first wife, Lillian Forsyth Brown. She died in 1927 and two years later he married the also widowed Mrs Mimi (Disston) Grant. He built 424 West Mermaid Lane in Chestnut Hill for his first wife but after his second marriage built Homewood where they lived until 1949.


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 08/12/2021 and last updated on 09/12/2021.