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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Service Years
1911 - 1951
Home State
Minnesota
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral


Location
Minnesota
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Apr 10, 1971
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
Mexican Service Medal
Criteria
The Mexican Service Medal was awarded for military service in any of the following expeditions or engagements:Vera Cruz Expedition: April 24 to November 26, 1914, Punitive Expedition into Mexico: Marc... More
Description
Description 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 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
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... 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 1951
United Nations Command (UNC)
United Nations Command (UNC)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1949 - 1951
Commander Naval Base, Norfolk, VA
Commander Naval Base, Norfolk, VA
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1948 - 1949
11th Naval District
11th Naval District
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1948 - 1949
Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1946 - 1948
DCNO (M,P,T&E), Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
DCNO (M,P,T&E), Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1946
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1942 - 1945
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 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
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
... More
1941 - 1945
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1943 - 1944
Cairo Conference (Codename SEXTANT)
Description
The Cairo Conference of November 22 - November 26, 1943, held in Cairo, Egypt, addressed the Allied position against Japan during World War II and made decisions about postwar Asia.
1943 - 1943
Commander Naval Forces, Northwest African Waters
Commander Naval Forces, Northwest African Waters
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1942 - 1943
Operation Flagpole
Description
Secret negotiations with Vichy French in North Africa
1942 - 1942
Operation Torch
Description
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) ( 8 - 16 November 1942) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which st... More
1942 - 1942
Operation Torch
Description
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) ( 8 - 16 November 1942) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which st... More
1942 - 1942
USS Chicago (CA-29)
USS Chicago (CA-29)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1941 - 1942
USS California (BB-44)
USS California (BB-44)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1939 - 1939
Commander, Battle Force, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Battle Force, Pacific Fleet
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1939 - 1939
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1938 - 1939
Commander, Battleships, Battle Force
Commander, Battleships, Battle Force
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1938 - 1939
Naval War College (Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1936 - 1938
Naval War College (Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1935 - 1936
USS Altair (AD-11)
USS Altair (AD-11)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1933 - 1935
Bureau of Navigation
Bureau of Navigation
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1930 - 1933
USS Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1928 - 1930
USS Utah (BB-31)
USS Utah (BB-31)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1927 - 1928
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1925 - 1927
USS Corry (DD-334)
USS Corry (DD-334)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1923 - 1925
Commander, Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Destroyers, Pacific Fleet
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1923
15th Naval District
15th Naval District
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1919 - 1921
USS Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1918 - 1919
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 Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1915 - 1918
USS Virginia (BB-13)
USS Virginia (BB-13)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1914 - 1915
US Occupation of Veracruz
Description
incident came in the midst of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States, related to the ongoing Mexican Revolution.
1914 - 1914
USS Montana (ACR-13)
USS Montana (ACR-13)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1913 - 1914
USS Nashville (PG-7)
USS Nashville (PG-7)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1912 - 1913
USS Delaware (BB-28)
USS Delaware (BB-28)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1911 - 1912
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1907 - 1911
Service from 1911

 
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