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RDML. Rufus Zenas Johnston

Birthplace: Lincolnton, N.C.
Death: 1959 (84-85)
Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of nn Johnston and nn Johnston
Husband of Emma Johnston
Father of Lt. Colonel Rufus Zenas Johnston, Jr. and Elizabeth Johnston

Occupation: Naval Officer, USN.
Managed by: Private User
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About RDML. Rufus Zenas Johnston


Rufus Zenas Johnston (June 7, 1874 – July 4, 1959) was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1895. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Johnston is also a recipient of the Navy Cross and served in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine–American War and World War I.

His highest rank was Rear Admiral, USN.

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Lincolnton, N.C.
Age 85
Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia