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Robert Potts
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
REAR ADMIRAL POTTS
Died at the Naval Hospital of a Complication of Diseases

WASHINGTON, June 24, 1913 Rear Admiral Robert Potts, USN, retired, died suddenly today at the Naval Hospital where he was under treatment for a complication of diseases.

Admiral Potts was appointed a Third Assistant Engineer from Pennsylvania in 1861, and advanced rapidly during the Civil War.  In 1873 he was appointed to be Chief Engineer and in 1898 retired with the rank of Rear Admiral.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1835.  

Since his retirement, the Admiral had made his home in Baltimore

The body will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


POTTS, ROBERT
R/ADM USN
DATE OF DEATH: 06/23/1913
BURIED AT: SECTION 345-E
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

POTTS, FRANCIS G W/O ROBT
DATE OF DEATH: 08/23/1909
BURIED AT: SECTION OFF S  SITE WEST DIV
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 15 January 2008