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Ernest Herman Von Heimburg Edit Profile

naval officer.

Ernest Herman Von Heimburg, American naval officer. Recipient Legion of Merit and 2 stars. B.S.M. with Combat V. Naval Order of Merit; Grand Officer, Brazil. Croix de Guerre (France). Served in World War I and World War II Entire service afloat in destroyer, cruiser and staff duty.

Background

Heimburg, Ernest Herman Von was born on June 19, 1896 in Cecil, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Anno and Emma (Naber) von Heimburg.

Education

Student University of Wisconsin, September 1914-February 1915. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1919. Graduated from Nava War College, 1931.

Career

Commissioned, ensign, United States Navy, June 6, 1918, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, December 31, 1946.

Membership

Served in World War I and World War II Entire service afloat in destroyer, cruiser and staff duty. Clubs: Omaha.

Connections

Married Eleanor Phelps Glassford, May 6, 1931. Children: Gretchen, Martha.

father:
Anno Heimburg

mother:
Emma (Naber) Heimburg

spouse:
Eleanor Phelps Glassford

children:
Gretchen Heimburg

Martha Heimburg