US Navy Rear Admiral. Ransom graduated from the United States Naval Academy on May 30, 1874. He was promoted to Assistant Engineer on February 26, 1875, Passed Assistant Engineer in July of 1880, Chief Engineer in May of 1895 and Lieutenant Commander in March of 1899. In 1904 he took command of the Mare Island Navy Yard and in 1907 was promoted to Captain. He was promoted to Rear Admiral on September 14, 1911 becoming the General Inspector of Machinery for the Navy.
Ruth K. Barber Ransom (1860 - 1934)*
Mooers Riverside Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Dec 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81761034