Monnett Bain Davis

Monnett Bain Davis

Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana, USA
Death 26 Dec 1953 (aged 60)
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 4876-1-2, Map Grid V/33
Memorial ID 11172 · View Source
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U.S. Diplomat. Born in Greencastle, Indiana, during World War I, he served as a First Lieutenant in the American Expeditionary Force, US Army. After the war, he enter the Foreign Service, was posted to the U.S. Embassy in Denmark and was given the assignment as United States Ambassador to Panama, serving (1948-46). In 1951, he was assigned as the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and served until his sudden death at age 60 at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Monnett was a brother of the Kansas Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at Baker University.

Source: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: SigEp Patriots Project
  • Added: 24 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11172
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Monnett Bain Davis (13 Aug 1893–26 Dec 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11172, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by SigEp Patriots Project (contributor 47716273) .