Ellis Mark Zacharias Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1912. Student Japanese language and people, Japan, 1920-1923. Graduate senior course United States Naval War College, 1933-1934.
M. Clara Evans Miller, June, 1925.
Commissioned ensign, 1912, and advanced through grades to rear admiral. Served in various capacities aboard battleships. Engineering officer in Atlantic, gunnery officer, World War I.
Attache to American Embassy, Tokyo, 1920-1923. Additional sea duty: officer in charge Far Eastern division Office Naval Intelligence, 1928-1931, 34-36. District intelligence officer 11th Naval District, San Diego, 1938-1940.
Commander cruiser Salt Lake City, in bombardment of enemy bases, Gilbert and Marshall Islands, 1940-1942. Deputy director Naval Intelligence, 1942-1943. Commander battleship New Mexico, 1943-1944.
Chief of staff 11th Naval District, 1944-1945. Temporary duty with commander in chief United States Fleet, conducting psychological warfare against Japanese high command, 1945. Author, lecturer, since retirement, 1946.
Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).
Children: Ellis Mark, Jerrold Matthew.