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Adm John Charles Fremont

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Adm John Charles Fremont

  • Birth 19 Apr 1851 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 1911 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Sparkill, Rockland County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section: H - Plot: 17
  • Memorial ID 76582796

US Navy Rear Admiral. Fremont was the son of General John Fremont. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy on June 1, 1872 and was promoted to Ensign on July 15, 1873. For the next few years he carried on post graduate studies in torpedoes, electric science and ordnance. At the time of the Spanish American War he had risen to the rank of Lieutenant Commander and was the Commanding Officer of the Torpedo boat USS Porter. In early 1898 Fremont was assigned at the New York Navy Yard. The following year he became the Commandant of the Cavite Navy Yard in the Philippines and remained in that position until 1901. On January 1, 1907 Fremont was appointed the Naval attaché to France and Russia. In 1908 he was promoted to Captain and Commanding Officer of the Battleship Mississippi. In addition to his commands of the U.S.S. Mississippi and U.S.S. Porter he commanded the U.S.S. Pinta, U.S.S Drift, U.S.S. Culgoa, U.S.S. Cushing, and the Monitor Florida. In 1910 he was promoted to Rear Admiral and became the Commandant of the Boston Navy Yard.


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Gravesite Details 59 years old. Birth year estimated. Death date may be INTERRED Date.

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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 16 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76582796
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adm John Charles Fremont (19 Apr 1851–7 Mar 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76582796, citing Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, Rockland County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .