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Adm. R. H. Jackson, 105, Oldest Military Officer
The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Oct 4, 1971
Start Page: C2
Pages: 1
Section: CITY LIFE Obituaries/Classified/Comics

Retired Navy Adm. Richard Harrison Jackson, whose heroism saved a warship in 1889 and won a special commission from Congress, died yesterday at 105-the oldest military officer in the United States.

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