Edwin Warren Herron, USN

Born  7 Nov 1905Adair, Oklahoma, USA
Died  25 Dec 1982(77)Alexandria, Virginia, USA

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30 Jun 1936 Lt.
1 Aug 1941 Lt.Cdr.
20 Mar 1945 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Edwin Warren Herron, USN

USS Pruitt (DM 22)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer2 Dec 1941Oct 1942 (1)
USS Hutchins (DD 476)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer17 Nov 194211 Feb 1944

Career information

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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