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captain United States Navy

James Peyton Stuart Lawrence, captain United States Navy. Member American Society Mech. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Franklin Institute; Clubs.

Background

Lawrence, James Peyton Stuart was born on August 6, 1852 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward and Aramintha Margaret Annie Peyton (Stuart) Lawrence.

Education

Student Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia. Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1873. Special chemical course, Towne Scientific School of University of Pennsylvania, 1878-1879.

Career

Doctor George O. Glavis, of Washington, July 17, 1901. In machine shops John Roach & Sons, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1874-1875. Assistant engineer United States Navy, 1875.

Passed assistant engineer, June 16, 1883. Chief engineer, 1898. Lieutenant-commander, 1899.

Commander, October, 1903. Captain and retired, June 30, 1905. Extensive sea service on China and Pacific stations and 3 cruises around the world.

Steel inspector for government at Homestead, Pennsylvania, 1894. In Spanish-American war, 1898 (on gunboat Wilmington), taking part in battles of Cardenas and Manzanillo, Cuba.

Membership

Member American Society Mech. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Franklin Institute.

Connections

Married Frank Isabelle, d.

father:
Edward Lawrence

mother:
Aramintha Margaret Annie Peyton (Stuart) Lawrence

spouse:
Frank Isabelle