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Jesse Cyrus Drain, American army officer. Decorated Victory medal and campaign badges for Cuban Pacification and Mexican Border, American Defense, American and European-African campaigns. Mason.


Drain, Jesse Cyrus was born on September 25, 1883 in Braddock, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry and Caroline (Eppert) Drain.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1907. Honor graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1922. Graduate staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, 1923, Army War College, 1926.


Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, 1907, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, January 29, 1941. Served in Cuba, China, Mexican Border and World War. Instructor and director Infantry School, 4 years.

Instructor Command and General staff schedul, 1926-1934. General staff, War Department, 1 year. Commanded 8th Infantry, Fort Screven, Georgia, 2 years.

Commanded 31st Infantry and Post of Manila, P.I., 2 years. Commanded 81st Infantry Brig., 41st Division, and Mobile Force, Caribbean Department, Panama. Chairman Field Section WDMB, Office C. of S. and member C. of S. group for survey of manpower, Mediterranean and European theaters.


  • Other Work

    • Author: War Department pamphlets, Grenade Training Manual, Hand to Hand Fighting. Contributor to military journals.


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Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy, Army and Navy Country. (Washington), Army and Navy (Manila).


Married Clara Hoey Sarratt, June 7, 1910. Children: Jesse Cyrus, Ann Irvine.

William Henry Drain

Caroline (Eppert) Drain

Clara Hoey Sarratt

Jesse Cyrus Drain

Ann Irvine Drain