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Naval officer

Albert Caldwell Dillingham, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross with citation: “for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility, for excellent and thorough work in charge of the development of the Naval Operating Base at Hampton Roads, Virginia”. Served on various stations and in principal parts of the world.

Background

Dillingham, Albert Caldwell was born on June 3, 1848 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Simeon and Mary Elizabeth (Raymond) Dillingham.

Education

Served in 7th Pennsylvania Infantry in Civil War. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1869.

Career

Promoted through various grades to captain, United States Navy, February 19, 1906. Rear admiral, December 10, 1910.

Membership

Served on various stations and in principal parts of the world.

Connections

Married Grace Gillmor, June 21, 1897.

father:
Simeon Dillingham

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Raymond) Dillingham

spouse:
Grace Gillmor