Denfeld, Louis Emil, ADM

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1947-1949, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1912 - 1950

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Contact Info
Home Town
Westborough, MA
Last Address
Westborough, MA
Date of Passing
Mar 28, 1972
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery (VLM) - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30 Lot 433

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National Cemeteries Administration (NCA)
  1972, National Cemeteries Administration (NCA)

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Admiral Denfield was the 11th CNO.
He was forced to resign over what was then known as "THE REVOLT OF THE ADMIRALS"


  1947-1949, CNO - OPNAV


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CNO - 1948
112 Members Also There at Same Time

Bagley, David Worth, ADM, (1904-1947) Vice Admiral
Radford, Arthur William, ADM, (1916-1957) Vice Admiral
Radford, Arthur William, ADM, (1916-1957) Vice Admiral
Claggett, Bladen, CAPT, (1935-1966) Captain
Goggins, William Bernard, RADM, (1919-1949) Captain
Grenfell, Elton Watters, VADM, (1926-1964) Captain
McCandless, Bruce, RADM, (1928-1952) Captain
Mee, Francis James, RADM, (1918-1952) Captain
RILEY, Herbert, VADM, (1927-1964) Captain
Soucek, Apollo, VADM, (1921-1955) Captain
Nimitz, Chester William, FADM, (1905-1966) OFF 112X Fleet Admiral
Hall, John Lesslie, ADM, (1913-1953) OFF Vice Admiral
Ballentine, John Jennings, ADM, (1917-1954) OFF Rear Admiral Upper Half
McCrea, John Livingstone, VADM, (1911-1953) OFF 111X Rear Admiral Upper Half
Pendleton, Perley Earl, RADM, (1916-1950) OFF 111X Rear Admiral Upper Half
Struble, Arthur Dewey, ADM, (1915-1956) OFF 111X Rear Admiral Upper Half
Wright, Jerauld, ADM, (1917-1963) OFF Rear Admiral Upper Half
Galantin, Ignatius Joseph, ADM, (1933-1970) OFF 112X Captain
Karig, Walter, CAPT, (1932-1954) OFF 110X Captain
Karig, Walter, CAPT, (1932-1954) OFF 110X Captain
Oates, Eugene Thompson, CAPT, (1911-1947) OFF Captain
Vytlacil, Nicholas, CAPT, (1917-1947) OFF 170X Captain
Wendt, Waldemar Frederick A, ADM, (1933-1971) OFF Captain
Anderson, Edward Lee, CAPT, (1938-1968) OFF Commander
Crommelin, Quenton, CAPT, (1941-1973) OFF 131X Commander
Fluckey, Eugene Bennett, RADM, (1935-1972) OFF Commander
Lockwood, Ralph Huntington, CAPT, (1938-1968) OFF Commander
McCampbell, David S., CAPT, (1933-1964) OFF Commander
Munson, Henry Glass, CAPT, (1927-1961) OFF 112X Commander
Strean, Barnard Max, VADM, (1929-1971) OFF 00X Commander
Street, George Levick, CAPT, (1937-1966) OFF Commander
Stroh, Robert Joseph, VADM, (1930-1969) OFF 118X Commander
Wendt, Waldemar Frederick A, ADM, (1933-1971) OFF Commander
Zimmerman, John David, CAPT, (1933-1960) OFF 410X Commander
Ford, Gerald Rudolph, LCDR, (1942-1946) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
LAUFF, Bernard, CAPT, (1937-1968) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Nichols, Robert, CDR, (1923-1962) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Reed, Dale Calvin, CAPT, (1938-1972) OFF 110X Lieutenant Commander
Refo, John Francis, CAPT, (1940-1970) OFF Lieutenant Commander
SHEPARD, Tazewell, RADM, (1941-1973) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
SWANSON, Leroy, RADM, (1937-1976) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Vaghi, Jr., Joseph Peter, LCDR, (1942-1947) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Bellew, Michael F.X., CDR, (1942-1969) OFF 310X Lieutenant
Greer, Howard Earl, VADM, (1943-1978) OFF Lieutenant
Sadler, Stuart, CAPT, (1944-1974) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Casten, Peter, LTJG, (1943-1947) OFF 220X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Koster, Allen, LT, (1943-1952) OFF 1710 Lieutenant Junior Grade
Orth, John F., LTJG, (1942-1956) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Van Tol, John, CDR, (1944-1969) OFF 00X Ensign
KRONBERGER, Sam, CWO2, (1907-1947) GM GF-0000 Chief Warrant Officer 2
Musielewicz, Edward, MCPO, (1944-2011) BM BM-9502 Master Chief Petty Officer
Beck, William "Bill", CPO, (1941-1967) TM TM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Finn, John William, LT, (1926-1956) AO AO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hansen, Louis, CPO TM TM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Kimble, Lenore, CPO, (1948-1980) SK SK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Ratner, Emanuel "Manny", MCPO, (1941-1977) PhM PhM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Davis, Charles William, CPO, (1942-1964) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bernhard, Leon Cornelius, CPO, (1938-1962) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Doty, Harry, CPO, (1942-1963) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class

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