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naval officer.

George Sloan Bryan, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross and Victory medal. Fellow American Geography Society; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Bryan, George Sloan was born on December 23, 1884 in Scotland Neck, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Washington and Nellie (Hawkins) Bryan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, United States Naval Academy, 1906.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1906. Promoted through grades to captain, 1929, rear admiral, 1942. Commander of United States Ship Maryland, 1935-1936.

Chief of staff Scouting Force, 1936-1937. Hydrographer of the United States Navy since 1938. Trustee Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

Membership

Fellow American Geography Society. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary Frances Littell, November 20, 1919. Children: George Sloan, William Littell.

father:
George Washington Bryan

mother:
Nellie (Hawkins) Bryan

spouse:
Mary Frances Littell

children:
George Sloan Bryan

William Littell Bryan