Warren A. Ransom was born in New York in 1894. In Rye his family lived at 51 Milton Rd and were members of Christ Church. Warren served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
RANSOM NICHOLS. Miss Marie Louise Nichols, daughter of Mrs. William Gilman Nichols of Petronla, Rye, N. Y? was married yesterday in the Presbyterian Church. Rye, to Mr. Warren A. Ransom of 140 West Fifty-eighth street, son of Mrs. Warren A. Ransom, and a graduate of Yale, class of 1916. Mr. Herman A. Nichols gave his sister In marriage, and Mrs. Nichols was matron of honor for her ' sister-in-law. Mr. Frank Ranscm was host man for his brother. The bridesmaids were Miss Harriott D. Ransom, sister of the bridegroom: Mies Juliana Ferguson, Mrs. Roy Manny and Miss Elizsbethv Bowlend. The Rev. Robert B. Bockman of St. James's Episcopal Church, Oreat Harrington, officiated. Dr. Blake Donaldson, Messrs. Ellsworth Bunker. Donald Geary, Charles Eldredge. Daniel Wlllard and Thornton Thayer were the ushers. Following the ceremony there was a seated breakfast for 150 "guests served on the porches at Mrs. Nichols's home. . Mr. and Mrs. Ransom will live at Great Barrlngton. where Mr. Ransom Is in business. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/71783333/marriage-of-nichols-ransom/
Lt, Commander Warren A. Ransom of the U. S. Navy. Birth: Apr. 2, 1894
Death: Dec. 22, 1982
RANSOM, WARREN A.
Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army
6th Field Artillery, 1st Division, A. E. F.
Date of Action: July 18, 1918
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Warren A. Ransom, Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Missy- aux-Bois, Chaudon, France, July 18, 1918. Lieutenant Ransom accompanied Major John A. Crane, Field Artillery, on a reconnaissance of the enemys position under intense enemy rifle, machine-gun, and artillery fire; the mission accomplished, Major Crane was seriously wounded while some distance in rear of Lieutenant Ransom and in plain view of the enemy gunners. Lieutenant Ransom returned at once to Major Crane, carried him to a place of comparative shelter, and, despite the heavy enemy fire, sought and found a medical officer, whom he led to the wounded officer. Again leaving shelter he secured a litter and with the assistance of two French soldiers carried the wounded officer to a place of safety.
General Orders No. No. 14, W. D. , 1923
Home Town: New York, NY
I V w i mr vk Nnse i4S3Sfi?MSi rt Chester He waa Neidwsd in Ry 4 f 4- Ransom a Ryechrlc se Ryes representative eminent from Hospital in Port for more than M years Daring those live years he held the title of supervisor The post separate from that of or The Board of I replaced In elected B of the that obtained I 3L-!lto become a city n Fai photo is6 under then-Mayor Warren A Ransom ingston Platt Ur Hansom was active in many civic Pur several years he was the Republi leader In Rye In INI he headed Rye Civil ! In 1945 he was chairman of a Committee on Ve Housing in Rye He was one of the originators and a president of the Community Chest which later MtosstortiE Arm He wss u import-export Olf He married Marie Louise Nichols of Rye in 1131' They Uvod on Foreot Avenue in Rye for more than II years The Raaeom home waa known for its gardens llrn Ransom was active in the Rye Garden Ctab Bon in New Yort City dn Aril 3 1804 he was the soa of Warren A and Harriott KcNelty RanMin He wee educated at theNkhota Schoolni Buffalo ny the Tsft School in Watertown Conn and was gndnated from Yale University in lilt Ra enlisted in the Yale Batteries aad served in the Army daring the Mexican border war in lilt Wbthe Uj entered WoridWarLhewent to the Flrat Offky TratoiBg Cunp Fort Mcade Va and wm coomiaiooed i sooood UntMUt Bt wss ssst overs sea with the Flrat Divtahm 0th FWd Artillery and BRigned to Batten Cwhich reportedly fired the first shot for the USL Army He wee acaptaln when the war mk He received the Distinguished Service Crooe the Foemgen in the colon of the French Cnix de Geore the Purple Heart end the Conspicuous Service At the outbreak of World War H he Joined the Navy aa Ueutenant commander at the Office of Naval Material in New York City and waa in charge of laodag craft and deefroyer production opentions He pA & AeuewMeemeneB 4lan ItolllwO SB I CWBUHMBBEW WBCn IBB WBI BImm Island Ctab hi a farmer member of the Apewamie Ctahjn His other affiliattooe included iw York th Wars and the Society of the Fbit DfvfrkuL tied tali He wss president of ths taenersmg isianu mu Rye from 1043 to 104$ and was a member of its board of govornors from 1030 to 1041 Ho also was a of the American Yacht Ctab in Rye and was tartve wi euywi New York the Legion of Valor the Society of Colonial ki Hie wife died in lOOO He is arrived by his son Warren Jr of Rye two daughters Louiaa n-nm of New York City and Mrs James (Mary) Nelson of Son Rafael CnliL and i
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