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Adm John Irwin
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1832
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1901
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Navy Rear Admiral.

During the Civil War he served on the "USS Wabash", participating in the capture of forts at Hatteras Inlet, Fort Walker and Beauregard, the engagement at Port Royal, and the capture of Fort Pulaski.

Midshipman, 9 September, 1847. Passed Midshipman, 10 June, 1853. Master, 16 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 16 September, 1855. Lieutenant Commander, 16 July, 1862. Commander, 25 July, 1866. Captain, 15 May, 1875. Commodore, 4 March, 1886. Rear Admiral, 19 May, 1891. Retired List 15 April, 1894.

Son of United States Congressman William Wallace Irwin and his first wife Frances Everallyn Rose Irwin. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wallace Irwin (1803 - 1856)
  Frances Everallyn Rose Irwin (1809 - 1836)
 
 Spouse:
  Oceana B Saint Irwin (1839 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Louise W. Irwin (1860 - 1913)*
  Everalyn Irwin (1860 - 1871)*
  John Irwin (1873 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances Mason Irwin Mustin (1830 - 1897)*
  John Irwin (1832 - 1901)
  Charlotte Wyman Irwin Taylor (1834 - 1880)*
  William Irwin (1836 - 1841)*
  Richard Biddle Irwin (1839 - 1892)**
  Agnes Irwin (1841 - 1914)**
  Robert Walker Irwin (1844 - 1925)**
  Sophia Dallas Irwin (1845 - 1915)**
  Mary Bache Irwin McCarthy (1849 - 1927)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 496
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 16, 2010
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- Wagondrussel
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Old Coot
 Added: May. 6, 2014
In 1849 Seaman John Irwin wrote to his sister Frances from Bremenhaven, Germany:".... We left Copenhagen the 2nd of August and arrived in Stockholm on the 10th. The entrance to this place is beautiful, in fact some of our Officers who have been nearly a...(Read more)
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