Edward C. Ewen, British naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Legion of Merit with gold star, Bronze Star Medal, Commendation Ribbon.
Ewen, Edward C. was born on May 26, 1897 in Portsmouth, N H. Son of George Swenson and Jessie (Coots) Ewen.
Student Tilton (N.H.) Academy, 1914-1915. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1921, post-graduate 1929-1932.
Commnd. ensign, United States Navy, 1921, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1945. In naval aviation service since 1924. Commanded United States Ship Breton, 1943, United States Ship Independence, 1944.
Became chief Naval Air Reserve Training, 1946. Appointed commander United States 1st Carrier Fleet in Pacific, 1950.
Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Elizabeth R. Livingston, September 5, 1923.