“Surgeon General” James Rufus Tryon Signed Document Dated 1894. This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Letter of Authenticity. (September 24, 1837 – March 20, 1912) was a medical doctor serving in the. During and after the. Who went on to become. Surgeon General of the United States Navy. His great grandson Lieutenant General. Was the Commander, United States Marine Corps Forces Command from 2013 until 2015. Tryon, born in Coxsackie, New York, attended. Where he was graduated in 1858 with. Honors and membership in. The Kappa Alpha Society. He then obtained his M. Degree from the University of Pennsylvania with additional study at the Ecole de Medecin in Paris, France. He was appointed an Acting Assistant Surgeon (Volunteer) on March 17, 1863. After serving briefly at the United States Naval Hospital in. Tryon spent the last two years of the Civil War at. Caring for sick and wounded officers and men of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron. After duty ashore in. From February 4, 1870, to December 9, 1872. Next came an assignment in New York City from 1873 to 1876. Following two years in. He was transferred to. Next came duty in New York City for two and a half years, and service in. He served on board. And off Africa until 1887, when he was assigned to the Medical Examining Board in New York. Tryon was promoted to Medical Inspector on September 22, 1891, and served in. On the North Atlantic Squadron until 1893 when he was promoted to. With the rank of. The culmination of his career came on 7 September 1893 when Commodore Tryon became Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and Surgeon General. He retired on September 24, 1899. In 1911, Tryon was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral, retroactive to his date of retirement. Admiral Tryon died on March 20, 1912, at the Naval Hospital in New York City where he had begun his naval career almost half a century before. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Military”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.