b. 1854 Germany. d. 10/12/1928 Alameda County, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 26/08/1881 Newport, Rhode Island.
US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy as a Ship's Cook.
For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship Minnesota, Newport R.I., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, C. Lorenze, captain of the forecastle, who had fallen overboard.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIIA.
Plot 45, Grave 3089
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