Jonas Ingram (War Hero) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Jonas H. Ingram

Admiral Jonas Howard Ingram was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I and World War II. He commanded the United States Atlantic Fleet during World War II and was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in 1914 in Veracruz, Mexico.

Born: October 15, 1886, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Died: September 9, 1952, San Diego, California
Allegiance: United States
Service/branch: United States Navy
Years of service: 1903–1947
Rank: Admiral
Commands held: United States Atlantic Fleet, South Atlantic Force, Task Force Three, USSTennessee(BB-43), Destroyer Squadron Six, USSPennsylvania(BB-38), USSStoddert(DD-302)
Battles/wars: Mexican Revolution, Battle of Vera Cruz World War I, Battle of the Atlantic World War II, Battle of the Atlantic, Operation Teardrop
Awards: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Navy Distinguished Service Medal (3), Purple Heart

About Jonas Ingram

Veteran of both World Wars and recipient of the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the 1914 Battle of Veracruz.

Before Fame

He attended the United States Naval Academy, where he played on the football team. After graduation, he served as a turret officer on the battleship Arkansas.


He commanded American Naval Forces in the South Atlantic during World War II, helping to maintain supply lines in the face of German U-boat attacks.

Family Life

He was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana.


Oscar C. Badger II was another hero of the American battle in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Latest information about Jonas Ingram updated on August 31, 2020.

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