From the description of Papers of Leonard James Dow, 1945-1967 (bulk 1956-1963). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464850
1902, July 26:
Born, Bowling Green, Ohio
Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis,
Md.Duty in Oklahoma
Duty in Saratoga (aircraft
Married Helen E. MacCollumDuty at United States Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.
Designated naval aviator
Participated in mass flight from Norfolk, Va., to Coco Solo,
Duty at United States Naval Air Station, San Diego,
Communications officer, Aircraft Battle Force
Participated in attacks on Marshall and Gilbert Islands, in
raids on Wake and Marcus Islands, and Battle of Midway; took part in combat
operations in Ryukyu Islands, Formosa, and the Battle of Leyte Gulf
Commandant, United States Naval Air Station, Dallas,
Commandant, United States Naval Base, Kodiak, Alaska
Commanded Wright (aircraft
Member of advanced study group, United States Naval War
College, Annapolis, Md.
Appointed rear admiralRetired from United States NavyConsultant, the Executive Office of the President, Special
Executive assistant, Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Executive assistant, Research Triangle Institute, Durham,
1967, May 29:
Died, Annapolis, Md.
From the guide to the Leonard James Dow Papers, 1945-1967, (bulk 1956-1963), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)