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army officer.

John Mitchell Willis, American army officer. Member American Medical Association, American College, Physicians, Association Military Surgeons, Society of the Cincinnati of Virginia, Sigma Chi.; Mason.

Background

Willis, John Mitchell was born on November 25, 1886 in King George, Virginia, United States. Son of Andrew Johnston and Margaret Wilmot (Mitchell) Willis.

Education

Doctor of Medicine George Washington University, 1909. Graduated from Army Medical School, 1911, Medical Field Service School, 1928, Command and General staff schedul, 1931, Army War College, 1935.

Career

1 son, John Mitchell. Commissioned First lieutenant, Medical Reserve Corps, 1910, commissioned First lieutenant, 1911 and advanced through grades, United States Army, to major general, 1948. Commanding general Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, since 1946.

Retired as major general, 1948. Appointed director Hamot Hospital, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1948.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, American College, Physicians, Association Military Surgeons, Society of the Cincinnati of Virginia, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Anna Gibson, June 21, 1911.

father:
Andrew Johnston Willis

mother:
Margaret Wilmot (Mitchell) Willis

spouse:
Anna Gibson