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Naval officer

Charles Willis Fisher, American naval officer. Decorated Spanish War medal, Cuban campaign medal, Navy Cross, Chevalier French Legion of Honor, Victory medal (World War I). Legion of Merit.

Background

Fisher, Charles Willis was born on October 27, 1880 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Charles Willis and Eliza Longworth (Flagg) Fisher.

Education

Master of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1897-1901. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1907.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1901. Commissioned captain, 1925, rear admiral, October 1941. Became director of Shore Establishments, Navy Department 1939.

Connections

Married Una Gielow, June 4, 1905.

father:
Charles Willis Fisher

mother:
Eliza Longworth (Flagg) Fisher

spouse:
Una Gielow