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Vincent Cox Thomas

Vincent Cox Thomas, American editor. Decorated Legion of Merit (3), others.

Background

  • Thomas, Vincent Cox was born on July 5, 1920 in Louisville. Son of Vincent Cox and Mary Tuley Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1941. Postgraduate, University Louisville, 1947.

    Career

    • With Louisville Courier-Journal, 1946-1950. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1942, advanced through grades to captain, 1962, commanding officer operations, public affairs officer, 1950-1970, special assistant public affairs to chief of naval operations, 1961-1964, director public affairs United States European Command, 1964-1966, fleet public affairs officer United States Pacific Fleet, 1966-1969. Director community relations Office Secretary Defense, 1969-1970.

      Director public affairs, executive director Navy League United States, 1970-1982. Editor Almanac of Seapower, Summerland Key, Florida, since 1983.

    Works

    • United States Editor Jane's fighting Ships, since 1985. Contributing editor Sea Power magazine, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, canoeing, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Violette McLaughlin, August 26, 1945. Children: Dian Speed, Sheilah Nehan, Vincent Cox III, Jeanne-Marie Stuart.
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    Born July 5, 1920
    • 1941
      Centre College
    • 1947
      University Louisville
    • 1942
      commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1946 - 1950
      With Louisville Courier-Journal
    • 1962
      commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1969 - 1970
      director, community relations Office Secretary Defense
    • 1970 - 1982
      director, director Navy League United States
    • 1970 - 1982
      executive, director Navy League United States
    • 1983
      editor Almanac of Seapower
      Summerland Key, Florida, United States
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