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Clarence Lee Conner Atkeson Edit Profile

Naval officer

Clarence Lee Conner Atkeson, American naval officer.

Background

Atkeson, Clarence Lee Conner was born on October 27, 1899 in Columiba, Alabama, United States. Son of Clarence Lee Crawford and Annie May (Conner) Atkeson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1922.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1922, promoted through grades to rear admiral, 1951. Commanding officer United States Steamships, Pope, 1939-1940, Patoka, 1943, Ashland, 1943-1944, Olmsted, 1944-1945, Albany, 1948-1949. Staff, commander in chief Pacific, 1945-1946, staff, chief naval operations, 1946-1948, then commander naval base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Home: Washington, Distric.

Connections

Married Mary Paulding Breed, December 19, 1925. Children: Timothy, Edward, George.

father:
Clarence Lee Crawford Atkeson

mother:
Annie May (Conner) Atkeson

spouse:
Mary Paulding Breed

children:
George Atkeson

Edward Atkeson

Timothy Atkeson