Coontz, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1864-1935Alternative names
Robert Edward Coontz (1864-1935) was a naval officer, and Chief of Naval Operations, November 1, 1919 to July 21, 1923.
From the description of Coontz, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1864-1935 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610901
Coontz was an 1885 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He was in the USS Nebraska during the cruise of the Great White Fleet in 1907-1909, was CNO from 1919-1923, and CIC U.S. Fleet 1923-1925. He retired in 1928 with the rank of rear admiral.
From the description of Memorandum, March 6, 1924. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708376514