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Navy Cross

HONOR

Created in 1919. Approximately 6,400 have been awarded.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pappy Boyington
Military
4-Dec-1912 11-Jan-1988 World War II flying ace
Richard E. Byrd
Explorer
25-Oct-1888 11-Mar-1957 Arctic and Antarctic explorer
Evans F. Carlson
Military
26-Feb-1896 27-May-1947 Carlson's Raiders
Duke Cunningham
Politician
8-Dec-1941   Congressman from California, 1991-2005
Jeremiah Denton
Military
15-Jul-1924   US Senator from Alabama, 1981-87
Charles Fahy
Attorney
27-Aug-1892 17-Sep-1979 Solicitor General, Appellate Judge
William F. Halsey
Military
30-Oct-1882 20-Aug-1959 WWII Commander of the South Pacific
John Howard
Actor
14-Apr-1913 19-Feb-1995 Bulldog Drummond
Ernest J. King
Military
23-Nov-1878 25-Jun-1956 Chief of Naval Operations, 1942-45
Pete McCloskey
Politician
29-Sep-1927   Congressman from California, 1967-83
Jason Robards
Actor
26-Jul-1922 26-Dec-2000 All The President's Men
James Roosevelt
Politician
23-Dec-1907 13-Aug-1991 Congressman from California, 1955-65
Raymond A. Spruance
Military
3-Jul-1886 13-Dec-1969 US Navy Admiral during WWII
Adolphus Staton
Military
28-Aug-1879 4-Jun-1964 US Navy admiral
Alexander A. Vandegrift
Military
13-Mar-1887 8-May-1973 18th USMC Commandant, 1944-48
James H. Webb
Military
9-Feb-1946   US Senator from Virginia


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