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08 July 2014
DEDICATION AT GREENMONT CEMETERY
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Steven James
Troop G Commander
The New York State Police will dedicate the gravestone of Byron E. Hupman Sr. on July 20th at noon at the Greenmont Cemetery, Greenmont Cemetery Lane, Whitehall NY.
Byron E. Hupman was born February 28, 1893. He became one of the first 232 state troopers when the Division of State police was founded in 1917. He served from July 9, 1917 until resigning on October 1, 1918 to enter service in the Army during World War One.
Trooper Hupman continued in the New York National Guard attaining the rank of Captain and retiring March 20th 1942. He served as the Whitehall Assistant Postmaster for 43 years.
Trooper Hupman died April 16th, 1962 and was laid to rest in Greenmont Cemetary without a marker.
Through funeral home records maintained by Jillson Funeral Home his final resting spot has been located and the family has recently purchased a grave stone. Of the original 232 "Campmen" over 210 of their graves have been located and properly marked
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