Taussig Sr., Joseph Knefler, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1947, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Service Years
1899 - 1947
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Date of Passing
Oct 29, 1947
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His Father Rear Admiral Edward Taussig:

His Son Captain Joseph Taussig, Jr:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNorfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VANaval War College (Staff)
USS Maryland (BB-46)CNO - OPNAVUSS Chicago (CA-29)NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1895-1899, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1898-1898, USS New York (ACR-2)
  1899-1900, USS Newark (C-1)
  1900-1900, USS Nashville (PG-7)
  1900-1901, USS Culgoa (AF-3)
  1901-1902, USS Yorktown (PG-1)
  1902-1905, USS Texas
  1905-1906, USS Amphitrite (BM-2)
  1906-1907, USS Celtic (AF-2)
  1907-1907, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1908-1909, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1908-1909, 5th Naval District
  1910-1910, Commander Battleship Division 2
  1910-1910, USS Minnesota (BB-22)
  1911-1911, Commander Battleship Division 4
  1911-1911, USS Georgia (BB-15)
  1911-1912, USS Ammen (DD-35)
  1912-1915, Bureau of Navigation
  1915-1916, Commander, Division Six, Destroyer Force
  1915-1917, USS Wadsworth (DD-60)
  1916-1917, Commander, Division Eight, Destroyer Force
  1917-1918, USS Little (DD-79)
  1918-1919, Bureau of Navigation
  1919-1920, Naval War College (Staff)
  1920-1921, Naval War College (Staff)
  1921-1922, USS Great Northern (AG-9)
  1922-1923, USS Cleveland (CL-21)
  1923-1926, Naval War College (Staff)
  1926-1927, USS Trenton (CL-11)
  1927-1930, Naval War College (Staff)
  1930-1931, USS Maryland (BB-46)
  1931-1932, Commander Battle Ship Divisions Battle Fleet
  1932-1933, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1933-1936, CNO - OPNAV
  1936-1937, Commander Battleship Division 3
  1936-1937, USS Idaho (BB-42)
  1937-1938, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
  1937-1938, USS Chicago (CA-29)
  1938-1941, 5th Naval District
  1938-1941, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1943-1947, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1900-1902 China Relief Expedition
  1917-1918 World War I
  1917-1918 World War I/Anti-Submarine Warfare
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1895-1899, United States Naval Academy
  1919-1920, Naval War College
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