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Eldon Lowell Guhl

military officer , writer

Eldon Lowell Guhl was American military officer, writer. Achievements include design of improved crew berthing; design of improved spare parts storage. Member of American Legion, American Association Retired Persons, National Association Uniformed Services, Retired Officers Association, Boy Scouts of America Alumni Family.

Background

Guhl, Eldon Lowell was born on November 17, 1908 in Denton, Texas, United States. Son of Columbus Ranthemanthus and Roxie Ella (Johnson) Guhl.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University New Mexico, 1965. Bachelor of Business Administration, University New Mexico, 1973.

Career

Enlisted United States Navy, 1928, advanced through grades to Commander, 1954. Served on United States Ship Melville, Pacific, United States Ship Pruitt, United States Ship McCormick, 1929—1937, United States Ship Philadelphia, Atlantic, 1937—1938, United States Ship Cincinatti, Pacific, 1938—1939, United States Ship Portland, 1939—1945. Station Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, 1945—1948.

Member United States Military Mission to Turkey, 1948—1950. Assigned Electronics Maintenance School, Great Lakes Naval Air Station, Illinois, 1950—1951, Armed Forces Special Weapons Program, Albuquerque, 1951—1958. Retired, 1958; private investor, since 1958.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of improved crew berthing. Design of improved spare parts storage.

Works

  • Author: A Guide for Advancement in Electrical Ratings, 1943, How to Make an A or at Least a D in a Subject, 1963, How to have $100,000 in 15 Years, 1969, essays.

Membership

Member of American Legion, American Association Retired Persons, National Association Uniformed Services, Retired Officers Association, Boy Scouts of America Alumni Family.

Connections

Married Bertha Catherine Verda, September 27, 1936.