Albert Monmouth Jones Edit Profile
Graduate Thayer Academy, 1909. Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1909-1911. Honorary graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1924, Army War College, 1932.
Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, October 7, 1911, advanced through the grades to magazine general, March 12, 1942. (temporary); permanent major general, Regular Army, August 27, 1944. In Panama Canal Zone, 1912-1915, Mexican Border, 1916, Alaska, 1917-1918.
Commandant division infantry School of Arms, Camp Lewis, Washington, 1918. Commander Fort George Wright, Spokane, 1919. Professor military science and tactics, Oregon Agricultural College, 1920.
Camdr. 19th Infantry Presidio, San Francisco, 1921-1922. General staff, 2d division, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1924-1928. Executive officer 5th brigade, Vancouver Barracks, 1929-1931.
General staff 9th corps area. Presidio, San Francisco, 1932-1936. Senior instructor Massachusetts National Guard and 26th division, 1936-1940.
Commander 31st United States Infantry, Manila, P.I., 1940-1941. Commanding general 51st division Philippine Army and 1st Philippine corps, S. Luzon and Bataan, 1941-1942. Participant in death march and spent 40 months in Japanese prison camps in P.I., Formosa and Manchuria, liberated by Russians 1945.
Commanding general Camp Beale, California, 1946. Chief United States Military Advisory Group to Republican Philippines, 1946-1949. President Army Personnel Board, O.S.A., 1949-1951.
Director ARBCOSA since 1951.
Mason (32°, Shriner).
Married Barbara Viola Levatte, June 4, 1912. Children: Barbara Alberta, Robert Summer, Tom, Jack Jean, Bud Levatte.