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naval officer.

Alexander G Lyle, American naval officer. Decorated Congressional Medal of Honor, Silver Star (with palms), Italian War Cross.

Background

Lyle, Alexander G was born on November 12, 1889 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Joseph and Mary MacFarlane (Duncan) Lyle.

Education

Doctor ol Dental Surgery, Baltimore College Dental Surgery, 1912. Army Sanitary School, 1918. Army Industrial College, 1936-1937.

Career

Practiced dentistry 1912-1915. Entered Navy as Lieutenant (junior grade) Dental Corps, 1915. Advanced through grades to rear admiral.

Dental advisor for procurement supplies and materials for Navy. Retired with rank of vice admiral, August, 1948.

Connections

Married Ruth Findlay Haire, August 6, 1923. Children: Alexander Gordon, Mary MacFarlane.

father:
James Joseph Lyle

mother:
Mary MacFarlane (Duncan) Lyle

spouse:
Ruth Findlay Haire

children:
Alexander Gordon Lyle

Mary MacFarlane Lyle