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Matthew Henry Kingman
Brigadier General, United States Marine Corps
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Courtesy of Michael Stein:

Brigadier General Matthew Henry Kingman, USMC
Second Lieutenant 1913
Captain 1917
Colonel 1938
Retired 1940
Recalled as Brigadier General 1942

Commanding Officer, 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 6th Regiment, AEF 1918-19 Served with Marine Corps Recruiting Office, New Orleans 1919-21 Instructor, Marine Corps Schools 1921-22 Served in Haiti 1923-26 Served in Nicaragua 1927 Commanding Officer, 3rd Regiment 1937 Executive Officer, 2nd Brigade 1938-39 Ret. 1940 Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego 1942 Tactical Instructor, 2nd Marine Division 1942-44 Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego 1944 Served with OSS 1944 Ret. 1944

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Born in Iowa, 1 Mar 1890 and died 16 Nov 1946.

General Kingman was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Nina Reeves Kingman (1891-1928) is buried with him.

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KINGMAN, MATTHEW HENRY
BRIG GEN USMC
DATE OF DEATH: 11/16/1946
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 8366
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 11 May 2004  Updated: 18 May 2004 Updated: 2 January 2006
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MH Kingman Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004