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Frank Watkins Weed, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster). Served in the Medical Corps United States Army since 1904.

Background

Weed, Frank Watkins was born on April 12, 1881 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of William Butler and Isabelle (Hall) Weed.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Maryland, 1903. Student Army Medical School, 1904-1905. Army War College, 1928-1929.

Career

Served in the Medical Corps United States Army since 1904. Editor in chief: The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War (15 vols.), 1921-1929. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, July 1942.

Surgeon, 1st Army, Governor’s Island, New York, 1940-1942. Commanding Letterman General Hospital since July 1942.

Membership

Served in the Medical Corps United States Army since 1904.

Connections

Married Abigail S. Howell, September 19, 1908. Children: William Howell, Natalie Howell (Mistress.

father:
William Butler Weed

mother:
Isabelle (Hall) Weed

spouse:
Abigail S. Howell

children:
William Howell Weed

Natalie Howell (Mrs Weed