Navy officer who was simply awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism through the U.S. profession of Veracruz, Mexico. He offered up to speed the gunboat USS Vicksburg through the Russo-Japanese Battle and later on commanded the submarine USS Plunger. He led the 1914 assault and takeover from the traditions home at Veracruz. He was created in Portage, Wisconsin. He and fellow Navy official, Oscar C. Badger II, had been both awarded the Medal of Honor for his or her heroism at Veracruz.