Jonas Ingram

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Birthday
15, 1887
Birthplace
Jeffersonville, IN
Death Date
Sep 1, 1952 (64)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1887
Birthplace
Jeffersonville, IN
Death Date
Sep 1, 1952 (64)

About

Veteran of both World Wars and recipient of the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the 1914 Battle of Veracruz.

Before Fame

He attended the United States Naval Academy, where he played on the football team. After graduation, he served as a turret officer on the battleship Arkansas.

Trivia

He commanded American Naval Forces in the South Atlantic during World War II, helping to maintain supply lines in the face of German U-boat attacks.

Family Life

He was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Associated With

Oscar C. Badger II was another hero of the American battle in Veracruz, Mexico.