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army officer

Joseph Michael Cummins, American army officer. member General Staff, War Department, 1930-1934.

Background

Cummins, Joseph Michael was born on July 21, 1881 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Hugh and Anastatia (Nary) Cummins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1901. Honor graduated from Army School of the Line, 1922. Graduate General staff schedul, 1923, Army War College, 1927.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Clemson College, 1942.

Career

Of Brig. General T. F. Davis, United States Army), January 12, 1910. Children—Joseph Michael (killed in action), Thomas Davis (deceased), Eileen Hart, Robert Hugh (deceased), Kathleen Nary. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1903, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1938, major general, 1940.

Instructor General Service Schools, 1923-1926. Member General Staff, War Department, 1930-1934. Director Infantry Board, 1934-1936.

Director War Plans Division, Army War College, 1936-1938. Commanding 18th Brig., Boston, 1938-1939. Commanding general Atlantic Sector Panama Canal Department, 1939.

Commanding 5th Division, 1940, 6th Corps Area, 1941. Retired 1942.

Membership

Member General Staff, War Department, 1930-1934.

Connections

Married Eileen Hart Davis (daughter. Children: Joseph Michael (killed in action), Thomas Davis (deceased), Eileen Hart, Robert Hugh (deceased), Kathleen Nary.

father:
Hugh Cummins

mother:
Anastatia (Nary) Cummins

spouse:
Eileen Hart Davis

children:
Joseph Michael Cummins (killed in action)

Thomas Davis Cummins (deceased)

Eileen Hart Cummins

Robert Hugh Cummins (deceased)

Kathleen Nary Cummins