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Naval officer

Dewitt Blamer, American naval officer.

Background

Blamer, Dewitt was born on January 20, 1872 in Independence, Iowa, United States.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1891.

Career

Ensign, July 1, 1893. Captain, Aug; navigator St. Louis, 1906-1908. Officer Milwaukee, 1908-1909.

Officer Wisconsin, 1911-1912. Chief of staff, destroyer force, Atlantic Fleet, 1916-1917. Chief of staff, cruiser and transport force, Atlantic Fleet, 1917-1919.

Chief of staff, Asiatic Fleet, 1919-1920.