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Ormond Lee COX

Ormond Lee COX, Captain, United States Navy.


  • COX, Ormond Lee was born on October 16, 1883 in Rix Mills, Ohio. Son of Samuel G. and Martha Jane (Herron) Cox.

  • Education

    • United States Naval Academy., 1905; P.G. School, United States Naval Academy., 1911


    • Asst, to Head of Design Division, United States Naval Bureau of Engineering, 1922-1925. Division and Fleet Engineer, Battle Fleet, 1925-1927. Head of Design Division, Bureau of Engineering, since 1927.

      Commissioned Ensign, January 1907. Lieutenant, January 1910. Lieutenant Commander, August 1916.

      Commander, June 1921. Captain, June since 1927.


    • Spouse Ethel Merriam, November 16, 1910, Fremont, O.
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    Born October 16, 1883