Colonel Jesse C. Drain

…commanded the 31st Infantry in the Philippines from October 1938 to July 1940 (21 months).

Colonel Drain was born in 1883 in Pennsylvania, graduated from the US Military Academy in 1907, served in World War I, Commanded the Panama Canal Mobile Force during World War II, retired in 1945 as a brigadier general on the War Department Manpower Board, died in 1974, and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.