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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1906 - 1947
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Michigan
Admiral Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
Michigan
May 22, 1978
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
2003
Service to 1947
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1947 - 1947
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1945 - 1947
Severn River Naval Command
Severn River Naval Command
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1945 - 1945
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)/DCNO (M,P,T&E)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)/DCNO (M,P,T&E)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1944 - 1945
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1942 - 1944
Commander Aircraft South Pacific Force
Commander Aircraft South Pacific Force
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1942 - 1944
Treasury-Bougainville Operation
Description
The Bougainville campaign (Operation Cherry Blossom) was fought by the Allies in the South Pacific during World War II to regain control of the island of Bougainville from the Japanese forces who had ... More
1943 - 1943
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
Description
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a... More
1942 - 1943
USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1942 - 1942
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1942 - 1942
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1942 - 1942
CTF 17/CTG 17.5 (Carrier Group)
CTF 17/CTG 17.5 (Carrier Group)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1942 - 1942
CTF 11
CTF 11
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Show Comments
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1942 - 1942
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Battle of the Coral Sea
Description
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United Sta... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
Description
The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Santa Cruz or in Japanese sources as the Battle of the South Pacific, was the fourth carrier battle of the... More
1942 - 1942
Carrier Division 1 (COMCARDIV 1)
Carrier Division 1 (COMCARDIV 1)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1941 - 1942
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1941 - 1942
Battle of Wake Island
Description
The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the Attack on Pearl Harbor and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan. It was fought on and aro... More
1941 - 1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
1941 - 1941
COMPATWING 2 (CPW-2)
COMPATWING 2 (CPW-2)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1940 - 1941
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1938 - 1940
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1937 - 1938
USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1936 - 1937
Commander Aircraft Battle Force
Commander Aircraft Battle Force
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1935 - 1936
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1935 - 1936
NAS Hampton Roads
NAS Hampton Roads
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1932 - 1935
USS Langley (CV-1)
USS Langley (CV-1)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1931 - 1932
USS Wright (AV-1)
USS Wright (AV-1)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1930 - 1931
NAS San Diego
NAS San Diego
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1930 - 1930
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1929 - 1930
Naval Flight School
Naval Flight School
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1929 - 1930
Navy Pre-Flight School
Navy Pre-Flight School
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1929 - 1929
USS Arctic (AF-7)
USS Arctic (AF-7)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1927 - 1929
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1927 - 1927
USS Nevada (BB-36)
USS Nevada (BB-36)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1927 - 1927
State Department, Washington, DC/United States Naval Mission (Brazil)
State Department, Washington, DC/United States Naval Mission (Brazil)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1922 - 1927
USS Mahan (DD-102)
USS Mahan (DD-102)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1922
COMMINERON ONE
COMMINERON ONE
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1920 - 1922
USS Luce (DD-99)
USS Luce (DD-99)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1920 - 1921
Bureau of Ordnance
Bureau of Ordnance
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1919 - 1920
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1917 - 1919
USS Yankton (1893) Schooner
USS Yankton (1893) Schooner
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1915 - 1917
USCINCLANT
USCINCLANT
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1914 - 1917
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
USS Wyoming (BB-32)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1914 - 1915
USS Duncan (DD-46)
USS Duncan (DD-46)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1914 - 1914
USS Terry (DD-25)
USS Terry (DD-25)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1914 - 1914
USS Balch (DD-50)
USS Balch (DD-50)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1913 - 1914
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1911 - 1913
USS Delaware (BB-28)
USS Delaware (BB-28)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1910 - 1911
Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1910 - 1910
USS Minnesota (BB-22)
USS Minnesota (BB-22)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1909 - 1910
USS Concord (PG-3)
USS Concord (PG-3)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1908 - 1909
USS Rainbow (AS-7)
USS Rainbow (AS-7)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1908 - 1908
USS Chauncey (DD-3)
USS Chauncey (DD-3)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1907 - 1908
USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1906 - 1907
Service from 1906
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1902 - 1906

 
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