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army officer

Peter Weimer Davison, American army officer. awarded Naval Cross, “for distinguished services,” 1919. Served on General Staff, 1910; Mason. Episcopalian.

Background

Davison, Peter Weimer was born on May 15, 1869 in Waupun, Wisconsin, United States. Son of James and Sarah (Weimer) Davison.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1892.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 22d Infantry, June 11, 1892. First lieutenant, April 26, 1898. Captain a. q.-married vols., May 12, 1900.

Honorary discharge vols., March 21, 1901. Captain 26th Infantry, United States of America, February 2, 1901. Advanced through grades to colonel N.A., August 5, 1917.

Brigadier general (temporary), August 8, 1918-October 31, 1919.

Membership

Served on General Staff, 1910. Mason. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Esther Fleming, April.

father:
James Davison

mother:
Sarah (Weimer) Davison

spouse:
Esther Fleming