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army officer (retired).

Frank Lewis Culin, American army officer (retired). Awarded Silver Star, 1918; Oak Leaf Cluster, 1943; second Oak Leaf Cluster, 1945; Bronze Star, 1945; Air Medal, 1945; Distinguished Service Medal, 1945; Chevalier Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with Palm (France), Croix de Guerre with Palm (Belgium). Member Kappa Sigma, University of Arizona Alumni Association; member 1st Company Gov’s. Foot Guard, Hartford, Connecticut.

Background

Culin, Frank Lewis was born on March 31, 1892 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Frank Lewis and Elizabeth Irene (Harding) Culin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Arizona, 1915, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1916. Grad Infantry School, 1928, Command and General staff schedul, 1930, Army War College, 1940.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Infantry, November 30, 1916. Promoted through grades lieutenant colonel, October 1, 1938. Appointed colonel (temporary), Oct 14, 1941, brigadier general (temporary), June 24, 1943, major general (temporary), March 1945, retired November 1946.

Membership

Member Kappa Sigma, University of Arizona Alumni Association. Member 1st Company Gov’s. Foot Guard, Hartford, Connecticut.

Connections

Married Ella Greene Sneed, December 27, 1918. Children: Virginia Elizabeth (Mistress.

father:
Frank Lewis Culin

mother:
Elizabeth Irene (Harding) Culin

spouse:
Ella Greene Sneed

child:
Virginia Elizabeth (Mrs Culin