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Insurance executive , Naval officer

Benjamin Thurman Hacker, American naval officer, insurance executive. Decorated Legion of Merit; named to Ohio Foundation Hall of Excellence, 1987. Member United States Naval Institute, National Naval Officers Association, Alpha Phi Alpha. Lodges: Masons (33 degree).

Background

Hacker, Benjamin Thurman was born on September 19, 1935 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Coleman Leroy and Alzeda (Crockett) Hacker.

Education

Bachelor, Wittenberg University, 1957. Graduate in engineering science, United States Naval Postgraduate School, 1963. Modern Sciences and Arts., George Washington University, 1978.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1958, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1980. Commanding officer Naval Facility, Barbados, W. I., 1967-1969. Commanding officer, professor naval science Florida Agricultural and Mechanical, Tallahassee, 1972-1973.

Commanding officer Patrol Squadron 24, Jacksonville, Florida, 1974-1975, United States Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Maine, 1978-1980. Commander United States Military Enlistment Processing Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1980-1982, Fleet Air, Mediterranean, Naples, Italy, 1982-1984. Director Total Force Training and Education Division Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, 1984-1986.

Commander Naval Training Center, San Diego, 1986-1988, Naval Base, San Diego, 1987-1988. Retired, 1988; assistant vice president United Services Automobile Association, Sacramento, from 1988.

Membership

Member United States Naval Institute, National Naval Officers Association, Alpha Phi Alpha. Lodges: Masons (33 degree).

Connections

Married Jeanne Marie House, May 7, 1958. Children: Benjamin Thurman, Bruce, Anne.

father:
Coleman Leroy Hacker

mother:
Alzeda (Crockett) Hacker

spouse:
Jeanne Marie House

child:
Benjamin Thurman Hacker

child:
Bruce Hacker

child:
Anne Hacker