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Cooley, Thomas Ross (1893-1959)


Photograph of Thomas R. Cooley

U.S. Navy. Via Wikimedia Commons

Thomas Cooley commanded a battleship division during the Philippines and Okinawa campaigns of 1944-1945.

Service record

1893-6-26     

Born at Grass Valley, California
1917
Ensign     
Graduates from Naval Academy, Assigned to BB Florida
1922-10

Instructor, Naval Academy
1924

Executive officer, DG Pruit
1927

Instructor, Naval Academy
1929

Flag secretary, Special Service Squadron
1932

Bureau of Navigation
1934

CL Concord
1937

Instructor, Naval Academy
1940
Commander     
Executive officer, CA Wichita
1941

Commander, AK Almaack
1942-6

Bureau of Personnel
1944-4
Captain
Commander, BB Washington
1944-11
Rear admiral     
Commander, Battleship Division 6
1947-1

Commander, Newport Naval Station
1950-10

Deputy commander, Western Sea Frontier
1959-11-28     

Dies at Quantico, Virginia


References

USSWashington.com (accessed 2011-2-17)



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