Officer in the United States Navy during World War I
According to Wikipedia,
Richard Wainwright, Jr. , was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 Veracruz action.Biography Born in Washington, D.C., the son of Evelyn Wotherspoon and Richard Wainwright. He was the grandson of Sarah Franklin Bache and Richard Wainwright. He was the great-grandson of Richard Bache, Jr., who served in the Republic of Texas navy and was elected to serve in the Texas legislature and Sophia Burrell Dallas, the daughter of Arabella Maria Smith and Alexander J. Dallas an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison. He was also great-great-grandson of Sarah Franklin Bache and Richard Bache, and a great-great-great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin.
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