Frank Alfred Braisted
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Alfred Braisted, Rear Admiral, United States Navy, was born on 12 February
1889 and died on 24 December 1981. He and his wife, Margaret Buzard
Braisted (18 August 1893-23 November 1985) are buried in Section 3 of Arlington
National Cemetery. They are buried near Frank
Braisted, First Lieutenant, United States Army (1828-1891). See below
for additional information as to their relationships.
Via E-Mail, October 2004: Re: Frank Braisted
I am related to the two men mentioned above and will explain how they are related to each other.
First Lieutenant Frank Braisted (1828-1891) and his wife Helen Fisk Braisted (1831-1917) had a son: William Clarence Braisted (1864-1941) who became a medical doctor and served in the Surgeon General's office. He was a physician attached to the White House during the terms of William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.
Rear Admiral William Clarence Braisted, MD (1864-1941) had a son: Frank Alfred Braisted (1889-1981) who became
Rear Admiral Frank Alfred Braisted (1889-1981). Rear Admiral Frank A. Braisted and his wife Margaret (1893-1985) had two sons,
William Braisted and Frank Alfred Braisted Jr., both of whom are still living.
Frank Alfred Braisted Jr. has a son, John Christian Braisted and a daughter Nancy. Frank Jr. has worked for the Smithsonian for over 42 years.
William Braisted is not married and has no children. He is a retired university professor, and has written several books on naval history.
Rear Admiral Frank Alfred Braisted (1889-1981) and I meet in the summer of 1976 while I was visiting Washington DC. We traced the family tree and did figure out how my branch of the family is related to the Admiral's family.
When visiting Arlington in 1989, I found it is possible to see all three of the Braisted graves when standing next to any one of the three headstones.
At least one other family relative is buried
at Arlington, my grandfather's cousin.
I hope this will clear up the relationship issue for the two Frank Braisted's and fill in the missing generation. You have a great web site, keep up the good work.
BRAISTED, FRANK ALFRED
United States Navy
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown - 03/01/1951
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/12/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 12/24/1981
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/29/1981
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 2128
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
BRAISTED, MARGARET B
Courtesy of Michael Stein:
Rear Admiral Frank Alfred Braisted
Posted: 16 August 2003 Updated: 30 August 2003 Updated: 15 October 2004 Updated: 26 November 2005
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003