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NH 46076 Lieutenant Thomas J. Ryan, USN

Lieutenant Thomas J. Ryan, USN
Title: Lieutenant Thomas J. Ryan, USN
Caption: A 15 March 1924 photo taken on the White House grounds. President of the United States Calvin Coolidge bestows the Medal of Honor upon Lieutenant Ryan, who received the honor while an ensign on 1 September 1923, when he saved a Japanese woman from death during an earthquake and fire at Yokohama. Captain Hayne Ellis, aide to the Secretary of the Navy, and Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Assistant Secretary of the Navy, look on.
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Catalog #: NH 46076
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: 1924-03-15
After this Year: 1920
Before this Year: 1929
Original Medium: BW Photo
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