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Naval officer

Edmund Weldmann Burrough, American naval officer. Awarded Legion of Merit with combat citation and gold star. member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1948-1950.

Background

Burrough, Edmund Weldmann was born on October 28, 1890 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edmund Y. and Alice (Todt) Burrough.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1914. Master of Science, Columbia, 1921.

Career

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.

Membership

Member General Board, Navy Department, Washington, 1948-1950.

Connections

Married Carol Johnson, March 8, 1918.

father:
Edmund Y. Burrough

mother:
Alice (Todt) Burrough

spouse:
Carol Johnson