Herbert J. Grassie Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1916. Student Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1923-1924.
1 son, Herbert John. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1916, and advanced through grades to commodore, 1945. Served on transports and destroyers, World War I, on gunboats, Asiatic waters, 1924-1926. Instructor, department seamanship and navigation, United States Naval Academy, 1931-1934.
Commander destroyers, United States Ship Humphreys and McDonough, 1935-1937. In Navy Department, Washington, 1937-1940, 1942-1944. Executive officer, United States Ship Nevada, 1940-1941.
Commander attack transport, United States Ship J. Franklin Bell, 1941-1942. Commander, United States Ship Idaho, at Guam, Pellieu, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, 1944-1945. Commander, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1945-1949, retired as rear admiral, 1949.
President Lewis College of Science and Tehcnology 1949-1954.
Member of the United States Naval Institute, American Legion. Club: Army-Navy Country (Washington).
Married Angela Sullivan, March 21, 1923.