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John Peter Johanson
Birth: Jan. 22, 1865, Sweden
Death: Dec. 14, 1937, USA

Medal Of Honor Recipient Spanish American War. His citation reads: "On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Johanson set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." He is buried with his wife. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Bertha Johanson (1883 - 1971)
 
Inscription:
MEDAL OF HONOR
CBM
US NAVY
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 6 lot 9768 map grid V/W 19.5
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 23, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 23234
John Peter Johanson
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John Peter Johanson
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- Lazer
 Added: Jan. 22, 2017

- Linda Davis
 Added: Dec. 15, 2016
Your distinguished service to our country is not forgotten by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Mar. 20, 2015
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