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army officer.

Albert Monmouth Jones, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster, Commendation Ribbon, D.U. badge, 3 oak leaf clusters (United States); L.II., Doctor of Commercial Science, D.SS., D.U. Badge (Philippines). Mason (32°, Shriner).

Background

Jones, Albert Monmouth was born on July 20, 1890 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick L. and Alice (Richardson) C.

Education

Graduate Thayer Academy, 1909. Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1909-1911. Honorary graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1924, Army War College, 1932.

Career

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 div. 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 div., 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 div., 1936-1940.

Commander 31st United States Infantry, Manila, P.I., 1940-1941. Commanding general 51st div. 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.

Membership

Mason (32°, Shriner).

Connections

Married Barbara Viola Levatte, June 4, 1912. Children: Barbara Alberta, Robert Summer, Tom, Jack Jean, Bud Levatte.

father:
Frederick L. C.

mother:
Alice (Richardson) C.

spouse:
Barbara Viola Levatte

children:
Barbara Alberta Jones

Robert Summer Jones

Tom Jones

Jack Jean Jones

Bud Levatte Jones