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Naval officer

Louis Mccoy Nulton, American naval officer. awarded Navy Cross for services in World War I. Served on Minneapolis, 1898, Texas, 1902-1905; Member of the United States Naval Institute, Military Order of the Dragon. Commendatory letters from Department of State for work done in diplomatic-naval service in Haiti and San Domingo.

Background

Nulton, Louis Mccoy was born on August 8, 1869 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Annie Virginia (Clark) Nulton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1889.

Career

Promoted assistant engineer, July 1, 1891. Passed assistant engineer, July 4, 1896. Transferred to the line as Lieutenant, March 3, 1899.

Lieutenant commander, July 1, 1905. Commander, July 1, 1910. Captain, November 26, 1915.

Rear admiral, August 12, 1921. Vice admiral, June 21, 1928. Admiral, May 26, 1929.

Membership

Served on Minneapolis, 1898, Texas, 1902-1905. Member of the United States Naval Institute, Military Order of the Dragon. Commendatory letters from Department of State for work done in diplomatic-naval service in Haiti and San Domingo.

Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Minnie Clark Evans, September 5, 1895. Children: Virginia Adams, Dorothy Evans.

father:
Joseph A. Nulton

mother:
Annie Virginia (Clark) Nulton

spouse:
Minnie Clark Evans

children:
Virginia Adams Nulton

Dorothy Evans Nulton