MG William Crawford Gorgas

MG William Crawford Gorgas

Birth
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Death 3 Jul 1920 (aged 65)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 1039S
Memorial ID 6843719 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
  • Added: 10 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6843719
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MG William Crawford Gorgas (3 Oct 1854–3 Jul 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6843719, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .