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 Louis Emil Denfeld

Louis Emil Denfeld

Birth
Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Mar 1972 (aged 80)
Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 30 Lot 433
Memorial ID 6620036 · View Source
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United States Navy Admiral. He was Chief of Naval Operations from December 15, 1947 to November 2, 1949. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1912. During World War I he was assigned to a destroyer force base at Queentown, Ireland. He commanded a submarine from 1923 to 1924. He was Chief of Staff and aide to the commander of the Atlantic Fleet Support Force during World War II and was named Chief of the Bureau of Naval Personnel at the end of the war. He was relieved as Chief of Naval Operations on November 2, 1949 by President Harry Truman over the administration's defense plans. He retired in 1950.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
  • Added: 18 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6620036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Emil Denfeld (13 Aug 1891–28 Mar 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6620036, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .