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Thomas Holdup Stevens III
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Born at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, on July 12, 1848 the son of Thomas Holdup Stevens, Jr. and Anna Maria Christie Stevens. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1863 and married Cara de la Montagnie Hall , the daughter of A. Oakey Hall (Abraham Oakey Hall), April 29, 1903.

He entered active duty in 1863 and served until he was retired at his own request on February 11, 1905, after 40 years of service and 22 years of sea duty. He served in the Civil War and in the Philippines during the Insurrection there. He was the third of his name to attain flag rank in the United States Navy.

He died on October 3, 1914 and was buried among many family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

TH Stevens III PHOTO Courtesy of Bill Gonyo 2010
Photo Courtesy of Bill Gonyo, February 2010



6 October 1914:

Rear Admiral Thomas H. Stevens, 3rd, U.S.N., retired, is dead at his home in Washington, D.C. aged 66 years.  He was born in Honolulu, the son of Rear Admiral Thomas H. Stevens, 2nd, and grandson of Captain Thomas H,. Stevens.  President Lincoln appointed him to the Naval Academy in 1863.  After serving on various vessels he participated in the survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, 1870-73, and in the latter year he was landed at Panama with a company of sailors to protect American interests during a rebellion.  during the Insurrection in the Philippines in 1900, he commanded the gunboat Manila, and as executive officer of the flagship Philadelphia he commanded the Naval Battalion of the substitution of the American flag for that of Hawaii.



TS Stevens III Gravesite PHOTO

TS Stevens III Gravesite PHOTO
Photos By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

STEVENS, THOMAS HOLDUP 
REAR ADMIRAL USN
DATE OF DEATH: 10/03/1914
BURIED AT: SECTION W.D.  SITE 187
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

STEVENS, CARA HALL W/O THOMAS HOLDUP 
DATE OF DEATH: 08/14/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 187
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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TH Stevens III Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

TH Stevens III Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003