Bro. Gen. Dr. Sidney Lovett Chappel was elected to receive the degrees of Freemasonry from Singleton Lodge#30 on February 21, 1918. Bro. Chappel was born on July 22, 1886 in Washington, DC, and earned his M.D. from George Washington University in 1909. He joined the United States Army Medical Corps in 1913; served in both WWI and WWII, and as head of Neuropsychiatry at Walter Reed in the 1930’s; and advanced to the rank of Brigadier General in 1945. He received the Legion of Merit and retired from the Medical Corps in 1946. He was also a member of Watertown Lodge No. 49 in Watertown, NY, and is included in 10,000 Famous Freemasons. Bro. Chappel and his wife Florence, are buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 1, Site 942-B.