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William F. Marquat

William Frederic Marquat (March 17, 1894 - May 30, 1968) was a Major General in the US Army. Prior to his service in the military, Marquat was a reporter for the Seattle Times. Prior to the Japanese invasion of 1941, Marquat served with the Office of the Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government of the Philippines, as the chief engineering advisor.

Early Life

Marquat was born in St. Louis, Missouri to William and Sara (Layden) Marquat.

Marquat Library

The Marquat Library was formed, in 1969, at Fort Gordon, Georgia, at the US Army Civil Affairs School. The library was moved, in 1973 when the school moved to Fort Bragg.

Military Career