Edward Harris Pierce, USN

Born  3 Mar 1899Ashtabula, Ohio
Died  5 Aug 1962(63)


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Ranks

  Lcmdr
  Cdr.
  Capt.

Decorations

  Legion of Merit

Warship Commands listed for Edward Harris Pierce, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Gleaves (DD 423)Destroyer14 Jun 194026 May 1942
USS Alabama (BB 60)Capt.Battleship26 Nov 194512 Aug 1946

Career information

Born in Ashtabula Ohio Graduated from Annapolis in 1922. Masters degree in engineering from Yale 1942-45 between commands of the Gleaves and Alabama was the operations officer on the staff of the commander of the Atlantic Fleet.

Awarded the Legion of Merit while on Adm. King` staff for helping plan the invasion of North Africa.

Married to Emily Luce of Portsmouth NH both buried in Arlington National Cementary. He had 4 daughters and 22 grandchildren

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