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Career officer , historian

James Austin Wombwell, American historian, career officer. Recipient Belle-McWilliams Scholarship University Memphis, 1990-1991, Henry J. Reilly Memorial Scholarship Reserve Officers Association, 1992-1994, Dwight Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts fellow Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, Washington, 1994-1995.


Wombwell, James Austin was born on January 25, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Paul Francis and Jimmie Leroy (Noland) Wombwell.


Bachelor in History, Vanderbilt University, 1974. Master of Arts in History, University Memphis, 1991. Postgraduate, University Kansas, since 1991.


Account executive, Paine Webber, Memphis, 1985-1989;training officer, Executive officer Memphis Readiness Unit, United States Naval Reserve, 1986-1991;commanding officer CG-62 6218, United States Naval Reserve, Kansas City, Missoury, 1991-1992;Executive officer Mediterranean Shipping Company 218, United States Naval Reserve, Kansas City, Missoury, 1992-1993;commanding officer SIMA 2018, United States Naval Reserve, Kansas City, Missoury, 1993-1995;commanding officer Mediterranean Shipping Company Far East 218, United States Naval Reserve, Kansas City, Missoury, 1995-1997;member Navy Combat Documentation Team, United States Naval Reserve, Washington, since 1997;assistant instructor, U. Memphis, 1990-1991;assistant instructor, U. Kansas, 1991-1995.


Board directors Island Moving Company, Newport, Rhode Island, 1983-1985, Project Motion Dance Company, Memphis, 1986-1988. Member American History Association, Society For Historians of America Foreign Relations, Society for Military History, Naval Reserve Association, Reserve Officers Association, Sigma Chi Fraternity.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: basketball, travel, sightseeing, walking, reading.


Married Judith Ann Tribo, October 21, 1978 (divorced November 1993). 1 child, Natalie Annual.

Paul Francis Wombwell

Jimmie Leroy (Noland) Wombwell

Judith Ann Tribo

Natalie Annual Wombwell