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Military officer

George H. Weeks, American military officer.

Background

Weeks, George H. was born on February 3, 1834 in Gifford, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Levi R. and Lydia Sleeper Weeks.

Education

Entered army from Maine, July 1, 1853, as cadet in military academic. Graduate with brevetted Second lieutenant, 1st Artillery, July 1, 1857.

Career

General E. B. Babbitt, United States of America, May 1859. Appointed Second lieutenant 4th artillery, February 10, 1859. First lieutenant, May 14, 1861.

Captain and assistant quartermaster, March 24, 1862. Major quartermaster, May 29, 1876. Lieutenant colonel department quartermaster general, October 19, 1888.

Colonel assistant quartermaster general, May 16, 1895. Brigadier general and quartermaster general, February 16, 1897, retired February 3, 1898. Bvtd. major and lieutenant colonel, March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious service in quartermaster’s department during Civil War.

Connections

Married Laura, d.

father:
Levi R.

mother:
Lydia Sleeper Weeks

spouse:
Laura