John Marston Edit Profile
Student University of Pennsylvania, 1901-1904. Honorary Doctor of Laws, California College, China, 1942.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States.M.C., May 25, 1908, and advanced through grades to major general, March 20, 1942. Director Marine Corps schools, 1933, personnel headquarters, 1934-1937. Commanding officer, Marine forces, North China, 1937-1939.
Commanding general, 1st Marine Brigade, Iceland, 1941-1942, 2d Marine division, 1942-1943, department of the Pacific, 1943-1944, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 1944-1946. Retired from active service August, 1946.
Member Military Order of the Loyal Legion Society of Colonial Wars. Sons of the Revolution.
Married Elizabeth Barroll Worthington, June 8, 1910. Children: Elizabeth Baroll (Mistress J. S. Letcher), Mary Roberts (Mistress Manly Lamar Curry), John.