Thornton A. Jenkins

Military Person

1811 – 1893

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Who was Thornton A. Jenkins?

Thornton A. Jenkins was an officer in the United States Navy, who served during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He later served as Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and as President of the United States Naval Institute. Jenkins retired as a Rear Admiral.

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Born
Dec 11, 1811
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Also known as
  • Thornton Jenkins
Nationality
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Virginia
Died
Aug 9, 1893
Resting place
Arlington National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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