George McDougall Weeks of Missouri
Appointed from Arizona, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 16 June 1888 (57)
Additional Second Lieutenant, 15th U. S. Infantry, 11 June 1892
Second Lieutenant, 18 June 1892
First Lieutenant, 26 April 1898
Captain, 2 February 1901
Transferred to the 14th Infantry, 8 April 1901
George McDougal Weeks, was born in Missouri, and was appointed to the United States Miltiary Academy class of 1892 from Arizona. He was born on 2 November 1870 in Missouri. He died on 26 October 1933 in California and was laid to rest with full military honors in Section 1, Grave 199, Arlington National Cemetery, among other members of his family.
Colonel Weeks was the son of George Henry Weeks, Brigadier General, United States Army, and Laura Babbitt Weeks.
COLONEL GEORGE McD WEEKS
SAN FRANCISCO, October 26, 1933 – Colonel George McDougall Weeks, U.S.A., for the last three years commander of the Army Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, died there today of a heart attack. His widow and a son, George Weeks, Jr, of St. Louis, survive
WEEKS, GEORGE MCDOUGELL
COLONEL INF US ARMY
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/26/1933
- BURIED AT: SECTION WEST SITE 199
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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