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naval officer.

George Ramsey Clark, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Medal.

Background

Clark, George Ramsey was born on March 20, 1857 in Monroe Ohio. Son of Peter Williamson and Louisa Jane (Boyd) Clark.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1884, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1918. Retired, 1921; served in Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, Boxer Rebellion. Appointed judge advocate general, 1918.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The Navy, 1775-1909, 2 vols., 1910. Short History of the United States Navy, 1911.

Connections

Married Mary Winchell Brown, October 29, 1889.

father:
Peter Williamson Clark

mother:
Louisa Jane (Boyd) Clark

spouse:
Mary Winchell Brown