Dow, Leonard James, 1902-1967

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From the description of Papers of Leonard James Dow, 1945-1967 (bulk 1956-1963). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464850

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1902, July 26 Born, Bowling Green, Ohio 1926 Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Duty in Oklahoma (battleship) 1927 Duty in Saratoga (aircraft carrier) 1928 Married Helen E. MacCollum Duty at United States Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla. 1929 Designated naval aviator 1933 Participated in mass flight from Norfolk, Va., to Coco Solo, C.Z. 1937 Duty at United States Naval Air Station, San Diego, Calif. 1941 Communications officer, Aircraft Battle Force 1944 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 1945 Commandant, United States Naval Air Station, Dallas, Tex. 1949 Commandant, United States Naval Base, Kodiak, Alaska 1952 Commanded Wright (aircraft carrier) 1953 1956 Member of advanced study group, United States Naval War College, Annapolis, Md. 1956 Appointed rear admiral Retired from United States Navy Consultant, the Executive Office of the President, Special Projects 1957 Executive assistant, Westinghouse Electric Corp. 1962 Executive assistant, Research Triangle Institute, Durham, N.C. 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)

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