Kalbfus, Edward, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Primary Unit
1944-1945, Naval Historical Center (NAVHISTCEN)
Service Years
1895 - 1941
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1877
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Mauch Chunk, PA

Date of Passing
Sep 06, 1954
 
Location of Interment
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After he was retired he was a member of the US NAVY GENERAL BOARD until JULY 1944. At which time he became the 1st DIRECTOR OF NAVAL HISTORY when one day later he was assigned to the board of inquiry into the attack on Pearl Harbor.
   
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Arkansas (BB-33)USCINCLANT
CNO - OPNAVNaval War College (Faculty Staff)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)COMSIXTHFLT/Commander Battle Force (CTF-60)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)Naval Historical Center (NAVHISTCEN)
  1895-1895, USS MONONGAHELA (Screw Sloop)
  1895-1899, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1896-1896, USS MONONGAHELA (Screw Sloop)
  1897-1897, USS MONONGAHELA (Screw Sloop)
  1898-1898, USS WASP (Sloop/18 guns)
  1898-1898, USS Oregon (BB-3)
  1898-1898, USS Wasp (Steam Yacht)
  1898-1898, USS Newport (PG-12)
  1898-1898, USS Lancaster (1858) (Screw Sloop)
  1899-1900, USS Indiana (BB-1)
  1900-1900, USS Ajax (AG-15)
  1900-1900, USS Petrel (PG-2)
  1900-1902, USS General Alava (AG-5)
  1902-1904, USS Cincinnati (C-7)
  1904-1904, USS Albany (CL-23)
  1904-1906, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1906-1910, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1910-1913, Bureau of Navigation
  1913-1914, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1914-1914, USCINCLANT
  1914-1915, USS Wyoming (BB-32)
  1916-1918, USS POCAHONTAS (Screw Steamer)
  1918-1919, USS Iowa (BB-4)
  1921-1924, CNO - OPNAV
  1925-1927, USS Trenton (CL-11)
  1927-1929, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1929-1930, USS California (BB-44)
  1930-1930, Commander Battle Ship Divisions Battle Fleet
  1931-1934, Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
  1934-1936, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1938-1939, COMSIXTHFLT/Commander Battle Force (CTF-60)
  1939-1942, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1941-1944, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/General Board
  1944-1945, Naval Historical Center (NAVHISTCEN)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Santiago
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Philippine Insurrections
  1905-1905 Cuban Pacification (Second Occupation of Cuba)
  1907-1909 Cruise of the Great White Fleet
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1895-1899, United States Naval Academy
  1926-1927, Naval War College
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