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John Codman Soley
Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy
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AGED VETERAN OF THREE WARD DIES, AGED 81

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 14, 1926 - Lieutenant Commander John Codman Soley, 81, a veteran of three wars, died here today.

Lieutenant Commander Soley served during the Civil War under Admiral Farragut and aboard the steel ram Monitor.  In the Spanish-American War he was commander of the Massachusetts Naval Militia.

For the past 22 years he had been chief executive of the government branch hydrographic office at New Orleans and during the World War made a minute chart of southern waters.  He was a native of Roxbury, Massachusetts.


SOLEY, JOHN CODMAN
LT CMDR USN RET
DATE OF DEATH: 08/14/1926
BURIED AT: SECTION 4-N  SITE 3329
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  
SOLEY, MARY A W/O JOHN C
DATE OF DEATH: 08/12/1927
BURIED AT: SECTION 4-S  SITE 3329
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 25 October 2007
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JC Soley Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007