Edward Harris Pierce, USN
|Born||3 Mar 1899||Ashtabula, Ohio|
|Died||5 Aug 1962||(63)|
Warship Commands listed for Edward Harris Pierce, USN
|USS Gleaves (DD 423)||Destroyer||14 Jun 1940||26 May 1942|
|USS Alabama (BB 60)||T/Capt.||Battleship||26 Nov 1945||12 Aug 1946|
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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