Lt. John P. Sigman Biography-5
Colonel John Phillip Sigman: Career Marine
1947: Major John Sigman earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses (DFCs) and eleven Air Medals for his exceptional WW2 aerial accomplishments.
1951: Sigman qualified as a helicopter pilot while stationed at Quantico
1955: Commander, Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment at Anacostia Naval Base
1958-1966: Quantico Squadron Commander (Amphibious Warfare Helicopter Training); Executive Officer, Quantico Staff & Command School
1967: Retired as a Marine Corps Colonel
John married Katharine Slaughter Boaz on November 14, 1944. Katherine had two daughters, Katharine and Louise. Jack and Katharine bought Indigo Farm -- 320 acres in Culpepper County in 1948 -- where they raised black angus cattle for 23 years until Katherine's death in 1980.
Colonel Sigman passed away on June 23rd, 2004, and was buried at the Warrenton VA Cemetery with full military honors.