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Naval officer

Charles L. Brand, American naval officer. Awarded Victory medal (World War I), Emergency Medal, 1941; Distinguished Service Medal, American Theatre Victory Medal, World World War II, Member Graduate Board, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Member of the United States Society Naval Architects (past president), American Society Naval Engineers.

Background

Brand, Charles L. was born on November 11, 1887 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John L. and Annie E. (Butt) Brand.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1910. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1915.

Career

R. Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy, 1912, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1942. Served as midshipman United States Ship Georgia, 1910-1912. At United States Navy Yards, Philadelphia, 1915-1920, Puget Sound, Washington, 1920-1923, Charleston, South Carolina., 1923-1925, Mare Island, California, 1927-1931, Puget Sound, 1931-1932, Philadelphia, 1936-1938.

Staff of commander in chief, Battle Force, 1925-1927. Head construction division, Bureau of Ships, Navy Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1932-1936. Manager Navy Yard, Boston, 1938-1942.

Became assistant chief for design and shipbuilding, Bureau Ships, Navy Department, Washington, 1942. Retired, 1949. Now representative American President Lines.

Membership

Member of the United States Society Naval Architects (past president), American Society Naval Engineers.

Connections

Married Helen May Levin, June 17, 1914.

father:
John L. Brand

mother:
Annie E. (Butt) Brand

spouse:
Helen May Levin