Date of Birth : Mar 28, 1788
Date of Death : Sep 11, 1814
John Stansbury was an officer in the United States Navy killed during the War of 1812.
Stansbury was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He served under Stephen Decatur as a midshipman in United States during the capture of the British ship, Macedonian. He was a Lieutenant when he was killed during the Battle of Lake Champlain.
USS Stansbury was named for him.