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Franklin Paul CONGER

Franklin Paul CONGER, Commander, United States Navy.


  • CONGER, Franklin Paul was born on August 17, 1885 in Ogdensburg, New York, United States. Son of Chilion P. and Susan V. (Ashley) Conger.

  • Education

    • Central High School, Washington, District of Columbia. Ogdensburg Academy; United States Naval Academy, 1908.


    • C. Served on board United States Ship Montana, 1908-1913, United States Ship Jenkins, 1913-1916, United States Ship Allen, 1916-1918, War Zone, Europe, June 1917 to March 1918. Commanded United States Ship Trippe, March 1918- August 1918. War Zone, Europe, United States Ship Mahan August-December 1918, United States Ship Nokomis, July 1921 to February 1924.

      Duty Navy Department, Washington, January 1919-July 1921, Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, 111., February 1924-May 1926. Commanded U. S.S. Stoddert, May 1926-June 1928. Under instruction Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island July 1928-June 1929.

      Commissioned Ensign, 1910. Lieutenant, (Junior Grade), 1913. Lieutenant, 1916; Lieutenant Commander, 1918.

      Commander 1926; duty United States Naval Academy, July since 1929. Awarded Navy Cross for World War Service.


    Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country (Washington, District of Columbia), Annapolis Roads (Annapolis, Maryland).


    • Spouse Alwilda G. Lowell, February 3, 1920, Washington, D.
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