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Osborn Warren Deignan
Birth: Feb. 24, 1877
Stuart
Adair County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1916
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coxswain. He was awarded the CMOH for his role in the intentional sinking of the "USS Merrimac" at the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, on June 2, 1898. His citation reads "Despite heavy fire from the Spanish batteries, Deignan displayed extraordinary heroism throughout this operation". His Medal was awarded to him on November 2, 1899. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Deignan (1848 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Maude Huntoon Deignan (1881 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia D Deignan Mosdale (1907 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Whispering Pines, L-1165
GPS (lat/lon): 34.12538, -118.25082
 
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Record added: Jan 22, 2001
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Osborn Warren Deignan
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Osborn Warren Deignan
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Osborn Warren Deignan
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