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MG William Crawford Gorgas
Birth: Oct. 3, 1854
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1920, England

United States Army General. After earning his medical degree, he entered the army in 1880 and was appointed an assistant surgeon. He was frequently sent to areas plagued by Yellow Fever. He served in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. He was Chief Sanitary Officer of the Canal Zone during the building of the Panama Canal, 1904-1914. He was Surgeon General of the United States Army, January 16, 1914 to October 3, 1918. He retired in 1918. He was the son of Confederate States Army Brigadier General Josiah Gorgas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Gorgas (1818 - 1883)
  Amelia Gayle Gorgas (1826 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Doughty Gorgas (1862 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Airleen Gorgas Wrightson (1889 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Crawford Gorgas (1854 - 1920)
  Jessie Gorgas (1856 - 1925)*
  Mary Gayle Gorgas (1857 - 1944)*
  Minnie Gorgas Palfrey (1859 - 1953)*
  Maria Bayne Gorgas (1861 - 1953)*
  Richard Haynsworth Gorgas (1864 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 1039S
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
Record added: Oct 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6843719
MG William Crawford Gorgas
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MG William Crawford Gorgas
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MG William Crawford Gorgas
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