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George McKnight Williamson
Colonel, United States Army
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Colonel GEORGE McKNIGHT WILLIAMSON

Born in Pennsylvania July 6, 1863
Died September 11, 1924

Cadet, U.S. Military Academy 1883-87
Graduated 1887 as No. 3208

Additional Second Lieutenant, 1887
Second Lieutenant, 1887
First Lieutenant, 1895
Captain (USV), 1898
Captain (Assistant Quartermaster), 1899
Major, 1904
Lieutenant Colonel, 1911
Colonel, 1917

Served with 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1887-95
Served with 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1895-99
Served with 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1899
Depot Quartermaster, Boston, 1899-00
Commander, Schuylkill Arsenal, Philadelphia, 1900-01
Depot Quartermaster, Depot Commissary and in Charge of Transport Service, Honolulu, 1901-04
Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of California, July-October 1904
Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Lakes, 1904-05
Depot Quartermaster, Manila, 1905-06
Chief Quartermaster, Department of Mindanao, 1906-07
Assistant to Depot Quartermaster, San Francisco, November-December 1907
In Charge Construction works for posts in and about San Francisco, 1907-16
Deputy Quartermaster General, 1911
Temporary Depot Quartermaster, Galveston, February-June 1913
Depot Quartermaster, Boston, 1916-18
Served with Office of The Quartermaster General, June-July 1918
Depot Quartermaster, New York, July-September 1918
Quartermaster, Intermediate Section, France, 1918-19
Chief of Salvage Service & Deputy Chief Quartermaster, AEF, April-June 1919
Deputy Chief Quartermaster, 3rd Army, 1919
Depot Supply Officer, Newport News, 1919-.


George McKnight Williamson of Pennsylvania
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1883 (35)
Appointed additional Second Lieutenant, 6th U.S. Cavalry, 12 June 1887
Second Lieutenant, 28 September 1887
First Lieutenant, 8th U. S. Cavalry, 3 January 1895
Transferred to 9th U. S. Cavalry, 31 August 1899
Captain, Assistant Quartermster of U. S. Volunteers, 28 May 1898
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, United States Army, 21 July 1899
George McKnight Williamson

Colonel, United States Army
6 July 1863 - 11 September 1924

Bessie Johnston Williamson
30 April 1863 - 15 March 1931

George McKnight Williamson, Jr.
Colonel, United States Army
7 June 1897 - 3 January 1963

Helen Harroun Williamson WIFE
23 August 1903 - 9 June 1985

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Posted: 22 December 2002 - Updated: 1 November 2003 Updated: 20 November 2005
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