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Adm Robert Lee Ghormley
Birth: Oct. 15, 1883
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1958
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

United States Naval Officer. A 1906 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he saw action in the Nicaraguan campaign of 1912 and World War I. Promoted to Rear Admiral in 1938 and Vice Admiral in 1941, he was appointed Commander of the South Pacific Forces in charge of planning and execution of the invasion of the Solomon Islands in 1942. From 1943 to 1944 he was commander of the Hawaiian Sea Frontier, and in 1945 he was Commander of United States Naval forces in German waters. He retired in 1946. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Owen Ghormley (1848 - 1920)
  Alice Minerva Irwin Ghormley (1855 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucile Lyon Ghormley (1890 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Lee Ghormley (1923 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Lee Ghormley (1883 - 1958)
  Alfred Mills Ghormley (1896 - 1965)*
  Margaret H. Ghormley (1899 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 30, Lot 1055-A
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Apr 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7364410
Adm Robert Lee Ghormley
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Adm Robert Lee Ghormley
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- sjm
 Added: Oct. 15, 2016

- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Oct. 15, 2016
Admiral, thank you for your lifetime of service to our country by serving the United States Navy. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 21, 2016
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