Edmund Weldmann Burrough Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1914. Master of Science, Columbia, 1921.
1 son, Edmund Johnson. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1914, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1943. Sea duty in submarines and battleships, 1914-1939.
On staff Naval War College, 1936-1938. Commanded United States Ship Cleveland, 1942-1943. Joint War Plans Committee of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1943-1945, chief Post-War Planning, 1945.
Commander cruiser division 12, commander cruises Mediterranean, senior naval officer Adriatic, 1946-1948. Member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1948-1950. Deputy commander Eastern Sea Frontier, commander Reserve Fleet, 1950-1952.
Retired vice admiral, 1952.
Member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1948-1950.
Married Carol Johnson, March 8, 1918.