Ellis Mark Zacharias, USN

Born  1 Jan 1890Jacksonville, Florida
Died  28 Jun 1961(71)West Springfield, New Hampshire

Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.
  Cdr.
1 Jul 1939 Capt.
1 Nov 1945 Rear Admiral

Retired: 1946


Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Ellis Mark Zacharias, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Dorsey (DMS 1)Destroyer30 May 19317 Jun 1933
USS Salt Lake City (CA 25)Capt.Heavy cruiser14 Nov 194010 Apr 1942
USS New Mexico (BB 40)Capt.Battleship9 Sep 194314 Sep 1944

Career information

Rear Admiral Ellis Mark Zacharias retied from the Navy after 34 years of service in 1946 due to heart problems that plagued him ever thereafter. He then starred on a TV show called "Secret Missions" covering military intelligence projects. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (see his Arlington page).

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