Dec. 29, 1884 Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin, USA
Aug. 31, 1974 Pierce County Washington, USA
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy, and he was from Wisconsin. He was awarded his medal for action at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 21-22, 1914, during the Mexican Campaign. Official CMOH citation: On board the U.S.S. Utah, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 and 22 April 1914. Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, U.S.S. Utah. Place and date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 and 22 April 1914. Entered service at: Wisconsin. Birth: Milwaukee, Wis.
Note: He is not buried at Francisco National Cemetery, but has a cenotaph at the cemetery. VA records do not reflect his actual place of burial. Given his long naval career, he may have been buried at sea.