Cicero F. (Cap) Hogan, 90, a veteran of the Mexican Border Campaign and World War I and a retired national claims director of the Disabled American Veterans, died of a heart ailment Saturday at his home in Silver Spring.
Mr. Hogan was a native of Oregon and a 1912 graduate of the University of Oregon law school. He enlisted in the Oregon National Guard in 1915 and was a cavalry officer during the Mexican Border Campaign.
He served with the Field Artillery in France during World War I and later was a member of the Occupation Army in Germany. In 1920, when he was a captain, he retired from the Army for reasons of health.
He practiced law in Portland, Ore., and joined the Disabled American Veterans in 1922. Six years later, he became a rehabilitation officer with the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He joined the staff of the DAV in 1933 as a rehabilitation officer in Portland.
In 1940, Mr. Hogan was transfered to Cincinnati as assistant business and administrative head of the national DAV. Nine years later, he moved to Washington as national director of the DAV's claims service, a post he held until retiring in 1960.
Mr. Hogan was a member of the American Legion, the Military Order of the World Wars, the Disabled Officers Association and the Retired Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife, Beatrice, a resident of Silver Spring and a past national commander of the DAV auxilliary.