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Naval officer

George Hudson Fort, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Service Medal; Order Orange Nassau with sword (Netherlands).

Background

Fort, George Hudson was born on August 23, 1891 in Lumpkin, Georgia, United States. Son of George and Martha Rebecca (Carter) Fort.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy.

Career

Carter. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1912, advancing through the grades to rear admiral, 1942, later to vice admiral. Commandant 13th Naval District, Seattle, Washington, 1946-1948. Office of Secretary Navy and chairman general board, 1948-1951.

Commandant Potomac River Naval Command 1951-1953.

Membership

Clubs: Chevy Chase (Maryland.).

Connections

Married Edythe Nevins McQuade, November 6, 1915.

father:
George Fort

mother:
Martha Rebecca (Carter) Fort

spouse:
Edythe Nevins McQuade