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Eldon Lowell Guhl

Eldon Lowell Guhl was American military officer, writer. Achievements include design of improved crew berthing; design of improved spare parts storage. Member of American Legion, American Association Retired Persons, National Association Uniformed Services, Retired Officers Association, Boy Scouts of America Alumni Family.

Background

  • Guhl, Eldon Lowell was born on November 17, 1908 in Denton, Texas, United States. Son of Columbus Ranthemanthus and Roxie Ella (Johnson) Guhl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University New Mexico, 1965. Bachelor of Business Administration, University New Mexico, 1973.

    Career

    • Enlisted United States Navy, 1928, advanced through grades to Commander, 1954. Served on United States Ship Melville, Pacific, United States Ship Pruitt, United States Ship McCormick, 1929—1937, United States Ship Philadelphia, Atlantic, 1937—1938, United States Ship Cincinatti, Pacific, 1938—1939, United States Ship Portland, 1939—1945. Station Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, 1945—1948.

      Member United States Military Mission to Turkey, 1948—1950. Assigned Electronics Maintenance School, Great Lakes Naval Air Station, Illinois, 1950—1951, Armed Forces Special Weapons Program, Albuquerque, 1951—1958. Retired, 1958; private investor, since 1958.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include design of improved crew berthing. Design of improved spare parts storage.

    Works

    • Author: A Guide for Advancement in Electrical Ratings, 1943, How to Make an A or at Least a D in a Subject, 1963, How to have $100,000 in 15 Years, 1969, essays.

    Membership

    Member of American Legion, American Association Retired Persons, National Association Uniformed Services, Retired Officers Association, Boy Scouts of America Alumni Family.

    Connections

    • Married Bertha Catherine Verda, September 27, 1936.
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    Born November 17, 1908
    • 1965
      University New Mexico
    • 1973
      University New Mexico
    • 1928
      Enlisted United States Navy
    • 1929 - 1937
      served on United States Ship Melville
      Pacific, Washington, United States
    • 1937 - 1938
      served on United States Ship Melville
      Atlantic, Iowa, United States
    • 1938 - 1939
      served on United States Ship Melville
      Pacific, Washington, United States
    • 1939 - 1945
      served on United States Ship Melville
    • 1945 - 1948
      station Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
    • 1948 - 1950
      member, United States Military Mission to Turkey
    • 1950 - 1951
      assigned Electronics Maintenance School
      Illinois, United States
    • 1951 - 1958
      assigned Electronics Maintenance School
      Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
    • 1954
      Enlisted United States Navy
    • 1958
      retired
    • 1958
      private investor
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