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army officer.

Edward Marsh Shinkle, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal and L.M. (United States).

Background

Shinkle, Edward Marsh was born on January 9, 1878 in Higginsport, Ohio, United States. Son of Michael Eugene and Sarah Blaisdell (Marsh) Shinkle.

Education

Student Ohio Wesleyan University, 1894-1895. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1901. Army War College, 1920.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant artillery, February 18, 1901. Advanced through grades to brigadier general, September 1, 1934. Assistant chief ordnance United States Army, Washington, September 1, 1934-August 31, 1938.

Commanding officer Picatinny Arsenal, September 1, 1938-October 31, 1941. General manager Iowa Division Day and Zimmerman, Inc., Philadelphia, July 19, 1942-September 15, 1945.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Margery Gibbons, May 3, 1905. Children: Margery (Mistress.

father:
Michael Eugene Shinkle

mother:
Sarah Blaisdell (Marsh) Shinkle

spouse:
Margery Gibbons

child:
Margery (Mrs Shinkle