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naval officer.

Walton Roswell Sexton, American naval officer. Awarded medals Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, Occupation Vera Cruz, World War; decorated Navy Cross. member General Board, 1934-1937.

Background

Sexton, Walton Roswell was born on September 13, 1876 in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Son of William Harvey and Marian (Burlingim) Sexton.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1897, United States Naval War College, 1915.

Career

Ensign United States Navy, July 1, 1899. Assistant chief of naval operations, 1931-1933. General Board, 1934-1937.

General Board, 1939.

Membership

Member General Board, 1934-1937. Clubs: Army and Navy, Army and Navy Country (Washington).

Connections

father:
William Harvey Sexton

mother:
Marian (Burlingim) Sexton