Hooper, Stanford Caldwell, 1884-1955

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1884-08-16
Death 1955-04-06

Biographical notes:

Naval officer and electronics consultant.

From the description of Stanford Caldwell Hooper papers, 1899-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78819892

Biographical Note

  • 1884, Aug. 16: Born, Covina, Calif.
  • 1905: Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Duty in Chicago (cruiser)
  • 1905 - 1907 : Duty in Perry (torpedo boat)
  • 1907: Commissioned ensign
  • 1907 - 1909 : Duty in Yorktown (gunboat)
  • 1909 - 1911 : Duty in South Dakota (cruiser)
  • 1911 - 1912 : Instructor, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1912 - 1914 : Fleet radio officer
  • 1914: Radio observer in Europe
  • 1915: Member, first Board of Organization of the Naval Communications Service Married Margaret Nye
  • 1915 - 1928 : Head, Radio Division, Bureau of Engineering, for various periods
  • 1917 - 1918 : Commanded Fairfax (destroyer)
  • 1921: Technical Assistant to the Limitation of Arms Conference
  • 1923 - 1925 : Fleet radio officer
  • 1927: Promoted to captain Technical assistant, Washington International Radio Conference
  • 1928: Chief engineer, Federal Radio Commission
  • 1928 - 1934 : Director of naval communications
  • 1929: United States delegate, first International Radio Conference, The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1930: Member, President’s Radio Board
  • 1934 - 1939 : Director, Technical Division of Naval Operations
  • 1938: Promoted to rear admiral
  • 1939 - 1942 : Director, Radio Liaison Division
  • 1942 - 1943 : Technical assistant to the vice chief of naval operation
  • 1943: Relieved from active duty
  • 1945: Retired from the United States Navy
  • 1955, Apr. 6: Died, Miami, Fla.

From the guide to the Stanford Caldwell Hooper Papers, 1899-1955, (bulk 1918-1945), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Transmit-receive tubes
  • Submarines (ships)
  • Radio--Congresses
  • Telecommunication systems
  • Vacuum-tubes
  • Communications, Military
  • Radio in aeronautics
  • Radio stations
  • Radio control
  • Radio in navigation
  • Radio--Equipment and supplies
  • Radio--Research

Occupations:

  • Consultants
  • Naval officers

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