Faison, Samson Lane, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00G1-Army General Officer (G1)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1917-1922, 00GC, 30th Infantry Division
Service Years
1883 - 1922


Brigadier General

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Faison, Samson Lane, BG USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Faison, North Carolina
Last Address
Baltimore, Maryland

Date of Passing
Oct 17, 1940
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 3, Site 1876

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity
Samson Lane Faison (November 29, 1860 ‚?? October 17, 1940) was a brigadier general in the United States Army who commanded the 30th Infantry Division at various times during World War I. He received the Distinguished Service Medal for his significant role in the breaking of the German‚??s Hindenburg Line.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School30th Infantry Division
  1883-1886, 1st Infantry Division
  1886-1889, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1899-1902, 1542, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry
  1902-1917, USAG Presidio of San Francisco
  1917-1922, 00GC, 30th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1896-1896 Apache Campaign
  1899-1902 Philippine - American War
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1879-1883, United States Military Academy
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