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Franklin Paul CONGER, Commander, United States Navy.


CONGER, Franklin Paul was born on August 17, 1885 in Ogdensburg, New York, United States. Son of Chilion P. and Susan V. (Ashley) Conger.


Central High School, Washington, District of Columbia. Ogdensburg Academy; United States Naval Academy, 1908.


C. Served on board United States Ship Montana, 1908-1913, United States Ship Jenkins, 1913-1916, United States Ship Allen, 1916-1918, War Zone, Europe, June 1917 to March 1918. Commanded United States Ship Trippe, March 1918- August 1918. War Zone, Europe, United States Ship Mahan August-December 1918, United States Ship Nokomis, July 1921 to February 1924.

Duty Navy Department, Washington, January 1919-July 1921, Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, 111., February 1924-May 1926. Commanded U. S.S. Stoddert, May 1926-June 1928. Under instruction Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island July 1928-June 1929.

Commissioned Ensign, 1910. Lieutenant, (Junior Grade), 1913. Lieutenant, 1916; Lieutenant Commander, 1918.

Commander 1926; duty United States Naval Academy, July since 1929. Awarded Navy Cross for World War Service.


Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country (Washington, District of Columbia), Annapolis Roads (Annapolis, Maryland).


Spouse Alwilda G. Lowell, February 3, 1920, Washington, D.