Adolphus Staton, Medal of Honor

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Adolphus Staton

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Tarboro, North Carolina, USA
Death: June 4, 1964 (84)
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lycurgus Lafayette Staton and Katherine Elony Staton
Husband of Edith Staton
Father of Lucy McCabe

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Adolphus Staton, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Adolphus C. Staton, United States Navy, for distinguished conduct in battle during the engagement of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. Lieutenant Staton was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.

Action Date: April 22, 1914

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant

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Adolphus Staton, Medal of Honor's Timeline

August 28, 1879
Tarboro, North Carolina, USA
June 4, 1964
Age 84
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA