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Naval officer

John Halligan, American naval officer.

Background

Halligan, John was born on May 14, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Margaret Elizabeth (McCarthy) Halligan.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1898.

Career

1 daughter, Katherine Porter (wife of Charles Adair, United States Navy). Rear admiral United States Navy. Served as naval cadet, United States Ship Brooklyn, Spanish-American War.

With United States Naval Forces, France, World War. Engineer-in-chief, United States Navy, 1927-1929. Now commander aircraft, United States Scouting Force.

Officer Legion of Honor (France). Distinguished Service Medal (United States).

Connections

Married Katrina Hoskinson Loomis, February 11, 1902.

father:
John Halligan

mother:
Margaret Elizabeth (McCarthy) Halligan

spouse:
Katrina Hoskinson Loomis