Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert), 1868-1939Alternative names
Naval officer and diplomat.
From the description of Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939 (bulk 1919-1939). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981105
From the description of Mark L. Bristol papers, 1913-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979807
1868, Apr. 17:
Born, Glassboro, N.J.
Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Married Helen Beverly Moore
Inspector of ordnance, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I.
Inspector of ordnance, Whitehead Torpedo Co., England Commander, Monterey
Promoted to captain
1913- 1916: Director of Naval Aeronautics
1917- 1918: Commander, North Carolina (battleship BB-55) and Oklahoma (Battleship)
1918- 1919: Commanding officer, United States Naval Base, Plymouth, England
1919- 1927: Commander, U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, and United States high commissioner to Turkey
1922- 1923: Attended the Conference on Near East Affairs, Lausanne, Switzerland
1927- 1929: Command of U.S. Asiatic Fleet with rank of admiral
1930- 1932: Chairman of Executive Committee, General Board, Washington, D.C.
Retired, United States Navy
1939, May 13:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the Mark L. Bristol Papers, 1882-1939, (bulk 1919-1939), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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