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 Demetri Corahorgi

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Demetri Corahorgi

  • Birth 3 Jan 1880 Austria
  • Death 15 Oct 1973 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Section 8, Lot 17 E 3Œ S 1/2
  • Memorial ID 8076067

Interim Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the service in New York was a veteran of the Spanish American War serving as a Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy. Aboard the U.S.S. Iowa on January 23, 1905, he showed extraordinary heroism at the time when the manhole plate of boiler D blew out on board that vessel. His citation was awarded on March 20, 1905.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 10 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8076067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Demetri Corahorgi (3 Jan 1880–15 Oct 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8076067, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .