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Naval officer

Clifton Albert Sprague, American naval officer.

Background

Sprague, Clifton Albert was born on January 8, 1896 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Bruno and Hazel Williams (Furlow) Sprague.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1917.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1917, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1944. Commanded jeep carrier div. at Leyte Gulf battle, October 1944. Commander Alaskan Sea Frontier, commandant 17th Naval District, retired as vice admiral, 1951.

Address: Quarters B, Naval Station, Kodiak, Alaska.

Connections

Married Annabel Fitzgerald, April. Children: Hazel Courtney (Mistress.

father:
Henry Bruno Sprague

mother:
Hazel Williams (Furlow) Sprague

spouse:
Annabel Fitzgerald

child:
Hazel Courtney (Mrs Sprague