Edwin Warren Herron, USN
|Born||7 Nov 1905||Adair, OK|
|Died||25 Dec 1982||(77)||Alexandria, VA|
Warship Commands listed for Edwin Warren Herron, USN
|USS Pruitt (DM 22)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||2 Dec 1941||Oct 1942 (1)|
|USS Hutchins (DD 476)||Lt.Cdr.||Destroyer||17 Nov 1942||11 Feb 1944|
He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1927, served in the Asiatic Fleet from 1937-1939 in Shanghai as the skipper of the Isabel, was Commander of the Pruitt when Pearl Harbor was bombed, and then was on the Hutchins from Nov 1942 til Feb of 1944. He retired as a Rear Adm.
In 1935 he married Marie Standley, daughter of the then Chief of Naval Operations, Adm Wm. H. Standley, and they had 5 daughters.
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