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Adm John Conner "Brute" Atkeson
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1905
Columbia
Houston County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1989
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

U. S. Naval Academy class of 1927. A destroyerman for most of his active service, commanded USS Bailey at the Battle of the Komandorskis, in which he participated in one of the last surface torpedo attacks, the naval equivalent of a cavalry charge. for which he was awarded the Navy Cross. Duriing the last years of the Korean War, commanded the battleship New Jersey. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clarence Lee Crawford Atkeson (1860 - 1939)
  Annie May Conner Atkeson (1871 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Betty Lamkin Atkeson (1908 - 2004)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Lamkin Atkeson (1934 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Conner Atkeson (1897 - 1979)*
  Clarence Lee Conner Atkeson (1899 - 1975)*
  John Conner Atkeson (1905 - 1989)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section 01 Lot 0100
 
Created by: Jack Davison
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
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Adm John Conner Brute Atkeson
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Thank You.
- Honor WWII
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
For your partb in the Naval equivalent of a cavalry charge at the Komandorski Islands.
- Jack Davison
 Added: Aug. 5, 2013
Thank you for your great service in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace knowing that you truly embodied the ideals of "Duty, Honor, Country."
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Feb. 3, 2012
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