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naval officer.

Ernest Wheeler Litch, American naval officer. Decorated Legion of Merit (4 times), special commendation, and various Navy area medals.

Background

Litch, Ernest Wheeler was born on November 22, 1897 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ernest W. and Anna Wall (Burgess) Litch.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1919.

Career

1 son, Ernest Wheeler 3d. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1919, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1945. Designated naval aviator, 1924, and snice on active flight.

Connections

Married Leslie Cooke, May 10, 1930.

father:
Ernest W. Litch

mother:
Anna Wall (Burgess) Litch

spouse:
Leslie Cooke