Which famous people have you outlived?
Ernest Calvin Williams
Died when: 52 years 364 days
Star Sign: Leo
Ernest Calvin Williams (August 2, 1887 in Broadwell, Illinois – July 31, 1940) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on November 29, 1916 during the Battle of San Francisco de Macoris. Then 1stLt Williams, leading 12 Marines, charged and captured the fortress from a numerically superior enemy. These actions were part of the U.S. occupation of the Dominican Republic. He was later awarded the Navy Cross.