Isidor A. Nordstrom
Lieutenant, United States Navy
|Born in Sweden on May
24, 1876, he earned the Medal of Honor while
serving as Chief Boatswain aboard the USS Kearsarge on April 13, 1906.
The Medal was not officially awarded until the publication of Naval General
Orders on December 4, 1924.
He died on March 6, 1930 and was buried in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Kathryn Veronica Nordstrom (1891-1916), is buried with
Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 24 May 1876, Goteborg, Sweden. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 142, 4 December 1924.
For gallant conduct upon the occasion of the disastrous fire of accidentally