Arthur Howard McCollum, USN

Born   1898Nagasaki, Japan
Died   1976(78)

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Retired: 1951


Warship Commands listed for Arthur Howard McCollum, USN

USS Jacob Jones (i) (DD 130)Destroyer 15 Sep 1939
USS Helena (ii) (CA 75)Capt.Heavy cruiser4 Sep 19455 Oct 1946

Career information

In the book Air Raid, Pearl Harbor: recollections of a day of infamy there is a short bio on Arthur Howard McCollum. He graduated from Annapolis in 1921 and then studied Japanese for 3 years and then went through submarine training. He commanded the O-7 and then served as XO on the S-11.

After the war he took part in forming the Central Intelligence Group which became the CIA. He retired from the Navy in 1951 but remained with the CIA until 1953.

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