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Naval officer

Allen George Quynn, American naval officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit; recipient letters of commendation from Commander in Chief Asiatic Fleet, United States State Department and Foreign Missionary Society. Mason.

Background

Quynn, Allen George was born on June 16, 1894 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Daniel Hauer and Mary (Whiting) Quynn.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1915.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1915, and advanced through the grades to commodore, 1944. Served in ocean escort duty, World War I. Placed United States Ship Tennessee in commission.

Commanded United States Ship Mindanao and United States Ship Asheville, China Station, 1936-1938. Present during Japanese attack, Pearl Harbor, 1941. Deputy commander and chief of staff Service Force, Pacific Fleet, 1943-1949.

Retired as rear admiral, 1949. Republican of the United States Navy in logistic matters, Trident Quebec Conference, 1943.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Rachel Motter, September 14, 1918. Children: Allen George, Serene Kunkel, Margaret Motter.

father:
Daniel Hauer Quynn

mother:
Mary (Whiting) Quynn

spouse:
Rachel Motter

children:
Allen George Quynn

Serene Kunkel Quynn

Margaret Motter Quynn