Louis Bowem Lawton Photo

Louis Bowem Lawton

Born: Mar 13, 1872

Death: Jul 9, 1949

Birthplace: Independence

Nationality: United States

Louis Bowem Lawton

Date of Birth : Mar 13, 1872
Date of Death : Jul 9, 1949
Birth Place : Independence

Louis Bowen Lawton was a United States Army officer during the Boxer Rebellion who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions at Tientsin, China on July 13, 1900. An 1893 graduate of West Point, Lawton was a 1st Lieutenant at Tientsin. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on March 11, 1902. He is buried in Auburn, New York.

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