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Samuel Field DALLAM

colonel , United States Army

Samuel Field DALLAM, Colonel, United States Army.


DALLAM, Samuel Field was born on September 15, 1874 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of - John M. and Hannah B. (Field) Dallam.


Philadelphia Public Schools. Central High School.


Entered Mexico with Punitive Expedition, 1916, participated throughout at Guerro and Tomochic, Mexico, 1916. Promoted Major. Inspector 5 Army Corps, American Expeditionary Forces, 1918. Inspector and V. President American University, Beaune Cote D’or, France, 1919.

Army War College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1921-1922. General Staff Corps 1922-1924. Chief of Staff 80 Reserve Division, Richmond, Virginia, 1924-1928.

Colonel 5 Cavalry, Fort Clark, Texas, 1928—• Graduate United States Military Academy, 1896, School of the Line, 1920, General Staff School. 1921, Army War College, 1922. One Silver Star for Gallantry in action, at Guerrero, Mexico, 1916, one Silver Star, Tomochic, Mex.j 1916.

Distinguished Service Meda Elected by City Council Honorary citizen of City of Beaune, Cote D’or, France.


Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Chevy Chase, Riding and Hunt (Washington District of Columbia).


Spouse Claire Myton, May 17, 1905, Hutchinson, Kansas.