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educator , army officer

Asa Leon Singleton, American army officer, educator. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Legion of Honor (France). Member Sigma Nu.; Mason. Address, Manlius, New York.

Background

Singleton, Asa Leon was born on August 31, 1876 in Taylor County, Georgia, United States. Son of Franklin Parnell and Mildred Leonard (Hayes) Singleton.

Education

Graduate Reynolds (Georgia) High School. Student Emory University. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1908, Army Signal School, 1910, Army War College, 1921.

Career

Enlisted as private in the United States Army during Spanish American War. Second in command Lieutenant of infantry, 1901, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1936. Served in Philippines during Spanish-American War.

Went with American Expeditionary Forces, December 1917, as lieutenant colonel and chief of staff, 41st Division, later colonel G.S.C. with 8th and 4th Divisions. General Staff, War Department, after World War, also member Army and Navy Joint Planning Committee. Office of Chief of Infantry, Washington, District of Columbia, in charge of training and personnel, 1930-1935.

Commanded 29th Infantry, 1935-1936. Commandant Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1936-1940. Retired from active service August 31, 1940.

Superintendent Manlius (New York) School since October 1, 1940.

Politics

Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in lieutenant.

Membership

Member Sigma Nu.; Mason. Address, Manlius, New York.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Forrest Day, June 26, 1903.

father:
Franklin Parnell Singleton

mother:
Mildred Leonard (Hayes) Singleton

spouse:
Elizabeth Forrest Day