Honorable Sam Scales

A native of Starkville, MS, Samuel Webb Scales served his family, the military, and achieved greatness in the world of international business. After graduating from Starkville High School, Sam Scales went on to further education at the University of the South, Mississippi State University, and Vanderbilt Law School. For the past twelve years he has served as the Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army and was bestowed with the title of Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Emeritus two years ago, which has the equivalent military rank of Lieutenant General.
Sam Scales served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1941 until 1945 and attained the rank of Sergeant Major. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1948 to 1972 and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his military career, he served in various assignments including Troop Commander (Calvary); Aide de Camp to Commanding General (Armored Division); General Staff Officer, Joint General Staff (Thailand); General Staff Officer (Australian Army).
Sam Scales served as Vice President of the Harlington National Bank (Texas); Chairman of the Board of Starr Associates (Bangkok, Thailand); Liaison Officer of Phoenix Assurance (Sidney, Australia); Chairman of the Board of Service Y Comisiones S.A. de C.V. (Mexico City); Senior 
Vice President of Continental Insurance Company and Regional Vice President for Latin America (Panama) as well as fourteen other US corporations located throughout Latin America.
He was a member of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA), the Navy League and Sigma Chi Fraternity at Mississippi State University. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Starkville. 

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