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Naval officer

Herbert Gladstone Hopwood, American naval officer. Mason.

Background

Hopwood, Herbert Gladstone was born on November 23, 1898 in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kendrick Isaiah and Anna Mary (Williams) Hopwood.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1919.

Career

Commanded ensign United States Navy, 1919, advancing through grades to rear admiral, 1945. Director budget and reports, Navy Department, 1946-1950. Deputy comptroller Navy 1950-1952.

Commander cruiser destroyer Pacific Force, 1952. Chief of staff Pacific Fleet, 1953. Vice admiral commander First Fleet, 1955.

Deputy chief Naval Operations (logistics), 1956. Admiral, commander in chief United States Pacific Fleet, 1958. Vice president Grace Line, Inc., New York City.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Jean Fulton, September 12, 1931.

father:
Kendrick Isaiah Hopwood

mother:
Anna Mary (Williams) Hopwood

spouse:
Jean Fulton