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Capt Alexander Macomb

  • Birth 5 Feb 1888
  • Death 3 Mar 1970 Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section I Site 1270-A N
  • Memorial ID 38780013

Born at Fort Reno, Indian Territory which became part of the new state of OK in 1907, he was the 3rd son of Ella and Augustus Macomb. Alexander served as Naval Aide to President Hoover and retired as a Capt.USN in May 1946. The Collection of Rodgers Family Papers at the Library of Congress includes letters
"by, Alexander Macomb,a grandson of "Nannie" and John Macomb. . .of his life in the navy, mainly during peacetime."
In letters to his mother, Ella Chelle McKeldon Macomb, written during the period 1911-1932, he describes events, situations, duties, and persons encountered during a career that took him all over the world.



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  • Maintained by: Shirley Stanton
  • Originally Created by: Beth Painter
  • Added: 26 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38780013
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Alexander Macomb (5 Feb 1888–3 Mar 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38780013, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Stanton (contributor 46546723) .