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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Service Years
1906 - 1946
Home State
Iowa
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral


Location
Iowa
Aug 27, 1978
Service to 1946
Potomac River/Potomac River Naval Command (PRNC)
Potomac River/Potomac River Naval Command (PRNC)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1946
Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NFESC)/Det Navy Yard Washington
Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NFESC)/Det Navy Yard Washington
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1942 - 1945
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
Legion of Merit
World War I Victory Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp
American Defense Service Medal, Fleet Clasp
American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Legion of Merit
World War I Victory Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp
American Defense Service Medal, Fleet Clasp
American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
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
Legion of Merit
"For exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commandant, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., Commandant, Potomac... 
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1942
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
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Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1941 - 1942
USS Omaha (CL-4)
USS Omaha (CL-4)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1940 - 1941
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1940 - 1941
USS Russell (DD-414)
USS Russell (DD-414)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1940 - 1940
Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NFESC)/Det Navy Yard Washington
Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NFESC)/Det Navy Yard Washington
Rank
Captain
Comments
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Captain Captain
1938 - 1940
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
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
Legion of Merit
World War I Victory Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp
American Defense Service Medal, Fleet Clasp
American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
1939
USS Mississippi (BB-41)
USS Mississippi (BB-41)
Rank
Captain
Comments
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Captain Captain
1937 - 1938
Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1933 - 1936
USS Chaumont (AP-5)
USS Chaumont (AP-5)
Rank
Captain
Comments
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Captain Captain
1931 - 1933
12th Naval District
12th Naval District
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1928 - 1931
USS Moody (DD-277)
USS Moody (DD-277)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1927 - 1928
USS Cuyama (AO-3)
USS Cuyama (AO-3)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1926 - 1927
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1925 - 1926
12th Naval District
12th Naval District
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1923 - 1925
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1921 - 1923
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Arkansas (BB-33)
USS Arkansas (BB-33)
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
1918 - 1920
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1917 - 1918
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
Legion of Merit
World War I Victory Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp
American Defense Service Medal, Fleet Clasp
American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
1917 - 1918
USS Michigan (BB-27)
USS Michigan (BB-27)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1914 - 1917
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1912 - 1914
USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1909 - 1912
NAVBASE Guam
NAVBASE Guam
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1908 - 1909
USS Supply (1873)
USS Supply (1873)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1908 - 1908
USS Helena (PG-9)
USS Helena (PG-9)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1907 - 1908
USS Ohio (BB-12)
USS Ohio (BB-12)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1906 - 1907
Service from 1906

 
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