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Thomas J. Ryan

Born: Aug 5, 1901

Death: Jan 28, 1970

Birthplace: New Orleans

Nationality: United States

Thomas J. Ryan

Date of Birth : Aug 5, 1901
Date of Death : Jan 28, 1970
Birth Place : New Orleans

Rear Admiral Thomas John Ryan, Jr. was a career American naval officer who received the Medal of Honor, the United States' highest military decoration, for his actions while in Yokohama, Japan during the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake. Ryan went on to serve in World War II as a destroyer flotilla commander.

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  • Thomas Ryan
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