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Gen Walter Drew McCaw
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Birth: 1863
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul., 1939
New York, USA

Major-General,retired ,former assistant surgeon general of the United States.
Died in Kingston,New York after a long illness.

Son of Dr.James B.and Delia Patterson McCaw.After attending private schools in Richmond,he was graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1882.Two years later he graduated from the College of Phyysicians and Surgeons,Columbia University,New York,whereupon he joined the United States Army Medical Corps.

He was appointed assistant surgeon-general March 5,1919,after serving a year as chief surgeon of the American Expeditionary Forces.
General McCaw was in the campaign of San Tiago de Cuba in 1898 and in the Philippine Islands during the insurrection.
In 1932 he was awarded the Silver Star Medal,was a commander of the Legion of Honor(French,Companion of the Bath(British)and officer of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus(Italian). 
 
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 Parents:
  James Drew McCaw (1767 - 1845)
  Delia Patterson McCaw (____ - 1891)
 
 Siblings:
  James Brown McCaw (1823 - 1906)**
  Ann McCaw (1831 - 1852)**
  Elizabeth McCaw Tompkins (1851 - 1926)**
  Walter Drew McCaw (1863 - 1939)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: PL
Record added: Jan 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7123329
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