Harry Raymond Thurber Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1918 (class 1919).
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1918, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1947, retired as v. admiral, 1953. Commanded destroyers, fleet oiler, cruiser, Battleship Division II. Shore duty included staff Naval War College, director Navy Public Relations, staff, strategic plans division Commander in Chief United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff coms., staff Commander S. Pacific, Assistant Chief Naval Operations, logistics.
Member Naval History Foundation, Naval Institute, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: Army-Navy (Washington).
Married Caroline Walden Andrews, June 3, 1922. Children: Edythe Walden (wife of Philip H. Thom, Junior.