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William Rufus Shafter

William Rufus Shafter was a Major General in the United States Army. Fort Shafter[?], Hawaii is named for him. He took part in the Spanish-American War

Since he appeared in two early films, he is listed as the "actor" with the biggest known finite Bacon number. He has a Bacon number of 10:

The average Rufus Shafter number[?] is 10.182, with 86% of film actors having a Rufus Shafter number of 10 or 11. The highest known finite Rufus Shafter number is 16, possessed by seven (as yet unknown) actors. The lowest known nonzero Rufus Shafter number is 1, possessed by just one actor, Joseph Wheeler. There is also only one actor with a Rufus Shafter number of 2, Russell A. Alger.

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