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Adm Charles Maynard Cooke
Birth: Dec. 19, 1886
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1970
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA

United States Navay Admiral. Served as commanding officer of the Submarine "USS S-5", which sank during a training exercise in September 1920. He was responsible for saving lives of 37 fellow crewman trapped in wreck. He was serving as commanding officer of the battleship "USS Pennsylvania" when the Japanses attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Promoted to Rear Admiral, he was assigned to staff of Admiral Ernest King during World War II. He later served as Chief of Naval Plans, Advocate for Naval Management of War in Pacific, and worked on the transition from a battleship oriented navy to aircraft carrier battle groups. He was present on Omaha Beach during the June 6, 1944 D-Day Invasio. Attained rank of Admiral, and commanded the Pacific Fleet after the end of the war. He served as Naval consultant to General Chaing Kai-Chek of Nationalist China before he retired from active Naval service in 1948. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Louise Cooper (1887 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Maynard Cooke (1931 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 5524-EE
 
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Originally Created by: Charles Harden, MD
Record added: Sep 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6757714
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