Major General
Edward Leonard King
Edward L. King
U.S. Army General Flag (Major General)
Two Star General Officer Flag


Basic Information
Born December 5, 1873
place/birth Bridgewater, Plymouth County,
Died December 27, 1933 (Aged 60)
Place/death Fort McPherson, East Point,
Fulton County, Georgia
Cause/death Unknown
Buried at West Point Cemetery
Spouse Nancy Sumner King
(m. 19?? - 1938; her death)
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname n/a
Nationality European American
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army

Service # Officer - 517

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Position Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
[[File: [[]] 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
[[File: Army War College Director,
Command Course
Colonel Washington, D.C. 08.15.1921 07.01.1923
Cavalry School Commandant Brigadier General Fort Riley, Kansas 07.01.1923 07.01.1925
Command and General Staff College Commandant Brigadier General Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 07.01.1925 07.15.1929
War Department General Staff Assistant Chief of Staff,
Operations & Training
35px Brigadier General
Major General
Washington, D.C. 07.16.1929 02.00.1932
[[File: Seventh Corps Area Acting
Commanding General
Brigadier General Omaha, Nebraska 05.29.1929 07.11.1929
[[File: Fourth Corps Area Commanding General Major General Fort McPherson, Georgia 02.05.1932 12.27.1933
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star Silver Star
Service/Campaign Medals
Spanish Campaign Medal Spanish Campaign Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
Philippine Campaign Medal Philippine Campaign Medal
World War I Victory Medal (5 stars) World War I Victory Medal
Marksmanship Badges
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Combat/Special Skill Badges
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Identification Badges
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Other Accoutrements
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Foreign Personal Decorations
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Foreign Unit Awards
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Non-United States Service Awards
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Foreign Combat/Special Skill Badges
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Spanish-American War Philippine-American War

Mexican Expedition

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War




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