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 Arthur Ainslie Ageton

Arthur Ainslie Ageton

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Death 23 Apr 1971 (aged 70)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot 5-52
Memorial ID 32448041 · View Source
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Arthur Ainsley Ageton (October 25, 1900 - April 23, 1971) was a naval officer, ambassador, and author. He was the United States Ambassador to Paraguay from September 9, 1954 to April 10, 1957. He was also a rear admiral in the Navy for several years. He wrote or cowrote several books including The Naval Officers guide, Admiral Ambassador to Russia, Manual of celestial navigation, and The Marine officer's guide.

He was born in Fromberg, Montana, and he died in Washington, D.C. He is survived by his children Arthur Ainslie Ageton Jr. and Mary Jo Ageton.

After receiving his high school diploma Ageton went to Washington State College for one year from 1918 to 1919. He then furthered his education in the Navy in 1923. He got a post graduate from the Navy in 1931. His last bit of education was at Johns Hopkins University from 1953 to 1954.

Ageton worked for the government for nearly half of his life before changing careers.


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  • Maintained by: CindyS
  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
  • Added: 27 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32448041
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Ainslie Ageton (25 Oct 1900–23 Apr 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32448041, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by CindyS (contributor 18484625) .