HENRY MARTYN ROBERT - (1837-1923) - Army Entineer, born Beaufort, N.C. Graduated at West Point (1857), taught natural philosophy and practical engineering there and then served in Northwest, constructing defenses on San Juan Island at time of frontier difficulties with Great Britain. Despite southern connections, supported Federal Government during Civil War, and was emplooyed on fortifications around Washington, at Philadelphia, and at New Bedford, Mass. Returned to West Point as professor of practical engineer (1865-67), and thereafter constructed fortificatins and improved harbors and rivers. Author of A Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) popularly known as "Robert's Rules of Order." Chief of Engineers (1901).