|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1900|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1990|
VADM, US NAVY
WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II, KOREA
To Be Promoted - Rear Adm. Lucian A. Moebus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moebus, 124 S. Metcalf-st, is to be promoted to Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Air, the Navy department announced today. He will assume duties about June 10. Adm. Moebus, a graduate of Kenton high school, was graduated from the U.S. Naval academy and has been in the air branch of the Navy since 1924. During the war he was acting air officer of the USS Saratoga, chief of staff to the commander of aircraft in the Solomons, and later Chief of the Naval division of the university's air command and staff school at Montgomery, Ala.
(published in The Lima News, Tuesday, June 7, 1949)
To Be Transferred - Rear Adm. Lucian A. Moebus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moebus, 124 S. Metcalf-st, will take command of fleet air units based at the Alameda, Calif. naval air station. Moebus, now assistant chief of naval operations for air, will be succeeded by Rear Adm. Apollo Soucek, assistant chief of naval operations for aviation plans.
(published in The Lima News, Thursday, April 27, 1950)
Lima Admiral Gets New Appointment
WASHINGTON, Apr. 21 - (AP) Rear Adm. Lucian A. Moebus of Lima, O., will be relieved as commander of the fleet air base, Alameda, Calif. in June. He will be replaced by Rear Adm. Edward C. Ewen of Dorchester, Mass. Adm. Moebus will become chief of the naval air station at Glenview, Ill.
(published in The Lima News, Saturday, April 21, 1951)
Moebus Gets Columbus Post
Limaite To Direct Air Research Work
Rear Adm. Lucian A. Moebus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Moebus, 124 S. Metcalf-st, will become chief of naval air reserve at the Port Columbus Naval Air station Friday.
Ceremonies in which he will replace Rear Adm. Austin K. Doyle in that command will be held at the Glenview, Ill. Naval Air station.
Adm. Moebus has been commander of the fleet air force at Alameda, Calif. Prior to that time he was assistant chief of naval operations for air.
The Naval Air Reserve Training command, which Adm. Moebus will head, conducts training at 28 strategically located Naval Air stations thruout the country.
(published in The Lima News, Monday, July 30, 1951)
Vice Adm. Lucian A. Moebus, who was retired from the Navy on Nov. 1, and his wife are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Moebus, 124 S. Metcalf-st. Adm. Moebus entered the naval service in 1917 and has been a naval aviator since 1923. After the visit here, the admiral and his wife will go to Alabama to engage in cattle raising.
(published in The Lima News, Thursday, November 6, 1952)
Naval Reserve Group Hears Adm. Moebus
Vice Adm. Lucian A. Moebus, USN retired, who is visiting in Lima, spoke at the weekly drill of Surface Division 4-104, Naval Reserve, in the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Training Center last night.
Adm. Moebus discussed the purpose of the Naval Reserve and the way in which budgetary considerations affect reserve personnel strength. He also told some of his experiences during World War II and the Korean War.
The admiral is in Lima visiting his mother, Mrs. Louis F. Moebus, 124 S. Metcalf St. Now living in Opp, Ala., he is one of three Lima men to attain the rank of admiral in recent years. The others are Vice Adm. Thomas L. Sprague, retired, former commander of Air Force, Pacific Fleet, and Rear Adm. Edmund B. Taylor, commander of Guantanamo Naval Base, in Cuba.
(published in The Lima News, Friday, January 21, 1955)
Louis F. Moebus (1875 - 1954)
Norma Fern Spayd Moebus (1877 - 1956)
Katherine Shepard Moebus (1904 - 1981)
VADM, US NAVY
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