Albert S. Peake
Commanding Officer 22nd Infantry
November 10, 1939 - November 11, 1941
Albert S. Peake was born in California on March 27, 1885.
He graduated from the University
of California in 1908 and was given a commission
in the Philippine Constabulary. He served in the Constabulary from July 1908 to
February 1911, and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in that organization.
Peake was commissioned a 2nd
Lieutenant in the 6th Infantry on February 11, 1911,
which he accepted on March 1, 1911. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 1, 1916
and to Captain on May 15, 1917.
On June 7, 1918 he was offered a
promotion to Major in the National Army, which he accepted
on June 27, 1918. He was honorably discharged from the National Army on June 30, 1920.
Peake was promoted to Major in the Regular Army on July 1, 1920.
He graduated from the Infantry
School Advanced Course in 1925, the General Staff School in 1926,
and the Army War College in 1932. He was detailed to the National Guard Bureau on April 15, 1934.
He received a promotion to Lieutenant Colonel on August 1, 1935. Peake was relieved from the
detail to the National Guard Bureau on April 14, 1938 and promoted to Colonel on January 1, 1940.
He retired from the Army on February 28, 1942 and received a disability in the line of duty.
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