Cary Walthall Magruder, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross.
Magruder, Cary Walthall was born on April 7, 1886 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Lawson William and Jessie (Kilpatrick) Magruder.
Student Louisiana State University, 1903-1904. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1908, Bachelor of Science, 1938.
England (Mistress Duncan Buttrick). Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1910, and advanced through grades to commodore, 1944, commanded destroyer (French Coast) World War I. Commanded United States Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island, 1941-1945, United States Naval Operating Base, December 1944-March 1945.
Retired May 1946.
Married Charlotte Barnard England, September 27, 1913.