Colonel Magee Named Surgeon General of the Army
Col. James Carre Magee, Medical Corps, U. S. Army, has been appointed surgeon general of the U. S. Army with the rank of major general. He succeeds Major General Charles R. Reynolds, whose term as surgeon general expires May 31. Colonel Magee was born in Ireland in 1883. He graduated at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, in 1905. In 1907 he joined the army as contract surgeon, serving for a time in the medical reserve corps of the army. In 1909 he was commissioned first lieutenant in the medical corps of the army, subsequently advancing through the various grades until 1935, when he was commissioned colonel.
Examination for Appointment in Medical Corps
The War Department announces that an examination will be held July 17-21 to qualify candidates for appointment as first lieutenants in the medical corps, regular army, to fill vacancies occurring during