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Naval officer

Clinton Elgin Braine, Jr.,, American naval officer, retired. Decorated Legion of Merit (3 times), Commendation Medal, World World War II, China Defense, Atlantic and European service medals (United States), Southern Cross, Naval Medal of Merit, Medal of Merit for Air (Brazil). member mission to The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1941.

Background

Jr.,, Clinton Elgin Braine, was born on December 9, 1894 in New York City. Son of Clinton Elgin and Ella Bird (Warburton) B.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1916.

Career

1 son, Clinton Ellis. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1916, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1945. Duty on battleship, 1916-1920.

On submarine, 1920-1930, staff and cruiser, 1930-1938. With Bureau of Ordnance, 1938-1941. Member mission to The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1941.

Commanded United States Ship Memphis, 1941-1942. Chief of staff 4th Fleet, 1942-1945. Commanding Naval Operating Base and Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island.

Office of Secretary of Navy, 1946-1949, retired 1949. Now assistant to president Crucible Steel Company of America.

Membership

Member mission to The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1941. Clubs: New York Yacht, St. Nicholas, Yale (New York City).

Connections

Married Miriam Maude Ellis, February 22, 1919.

father:
Clinton Elgin B.

mother:
Ella Bird (Warburton) B.

spouse:
Miriam Maude Ellis