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Frank Courtis Edit Profile

Naval officer

Frank Courtis, American naval officer. Served on various duties and stations.

Background

Courtis, Frank was born on June 18, 1844 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of James F. and Jane (Cook) Courtis.

Education

Educated schools of Cincinnati, 1850-1859, academic, Oakland, California, 1859-1862. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1866, as midshipman.

Career

Promoted ensign March 12, 1868, master March 12, 1869, Lieutenant March 21, 1870, Lieutenant commander March 2, 1885, commander July 10, 1894, captain July 23, 1900. Rear admiral, and retired for physical disability, September 27, 1901.

Membership

Served on various duties and stations.

Connections

Married Maude Carleton, April.

father:
James F. Courtis

mother:
Jane (Cook) Courtis

spouse:
Maude Carleton