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Naval officer

John Brown Milton, American naval officer. Served on various vessels during Spanish-American War.

Background

Milton, John Brown was born on October 20, 1848 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Bushrod T. and Mary A. Milton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1870.

Career

Promoted ensign, July 13, 1871. Master (Lieutenant, junior grade), November 19, 1874. Lieutenant, September 14, 1881.

Lieutenant commander, March 3, 1899. Commander, September 26, 1900. Captain, June 6, 1906.

Rear admiral. January 9, 1910.

Membership

Served on various vessels during Spanish-American War.

Connections

Married Harriet B. Steele, October 20, 1880.

father:
Bushrod T.

mother:
Mary A. Milton

spouse:
Harriet B. Steele