Lt., Com. (Naval). Born Dec. 23, 1887; son of George F. and Julia Parrott, of Lenoir County. Graduated 1911 at U. S. Naval Academy. Promoted to rank of Ensign March, 1912; Lt. Jr. grade March, 1914; Lt. Sr. grade April, 1917; Lt. Com. August, 1918. Commander of the Destroyer U. S. S. Shaw on active duty. Killed Oct. 9, 1918, in collision with H. M. S. Aquitania. Executive officer on the Shaw. The U. S. Government has named the Destroyer Parrott in his honor.
George Fountain Parrott
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