John Codman Soley – Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy

AGED VETERAN OF THREE WARD DIES, AGED 81

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 14, 1926 – Lieutenant Commander John Codman Soley, 81, a veteran of three wars, died here today.

Lieutenant Commander Soley served during the Civil War under Admiral Farragut and aboard the steel ram Monitor.  In the Spanish-American War he was commander of the Massachusetts Naval Militia.

For the past 22 years he had been chief executive of the government branch hydrographic office at New Orleans and during the World War made a minute chart of southern waters.  He was a native of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

SOLEY, JOHN CODMAN

  • LT CMDR USN RET
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/14/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4-N  SITE 3329
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERYSOLEY, MARY A W/O JOHN C
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/12/1927
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4-S  SITE 3329
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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