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Naval officer

John Henry Newton, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross and Legion of Merit.

Background

Newton, John Henry was born on December 13, 1881 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Henry and Elizabeth (Moon) Newton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, United States Naval Academy, 1905.

Career

1 son, John Henry. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1907, and advanced through the grades to vice admiral, 1943. Commander S. Pacific Force, S. Pacific area.

Connections

Married Elise Barr Curry, April.

father:
John Henry Newton

mother:
Elizabeth (Moon) Newton

spouse:
Elise Barr Curry