The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General John Jennings Kingman

Kingman, John Jennings


* 18th of June 1882

† 21st of July 1948

(Regular Army)


1927-12-25 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-03-24 Colonel
1938-01-01 Brigadier-General


1928-07-XX 1930-08-XX District Engineer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1930-08-XX 1933-09-06 Officer in Charge of River & Harbor Section, Office of the Chief of Engineers
1933-09-07 1934-06-30 District Engineer, Providence, Rhode Island
1934-07-01 1936-08-20 District Engineer, Boston, Massachusetts
1936-09-01 1937-12-31 Division Engineer, South Pacific Division
1936-09-01 1937-12-31 President of California Debris Commission
1938-01-01 1941-11-30 Assistant to the Chief of Engineers
1941-11-30 Retired, but remained employed
1941-12-01 1946-02-08 Resident Member of the Beach Erosion Board
1941-12-01 1946-02-08 Member of the Board of Engineers for Rivers & Harbors
1941-12-01 1946-02-08 Representative of the Chief of Engineers on the National Capitol Park & Planning Commission
1946-02-08 Retired
Picture source: From: "A history of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors" by Richard G. Waugh, Jr. & Judith M. Hourigan, 1980