James Barron

James Barron

Born: September 15, 1768

Died: April 21, 1851

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier

Biography: James Barron was an officer in the United States Navy. Commander of the frigate USS Chesapeake, he was court-martialed for his actions on June 22, 1807, which led to the surrender of his ship to the British.