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Naval officer

John Godwin Tawresey, American naval officer. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Institution of Naval Architects (London), American Society of Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Franklin Institute.

Background

Tawresey, John Godwin was born on January 23, 1862 in Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, United States. Son of Joseph Squires and Mary Jane (Rust) Tawresey.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1885. Student Royal Naval College, Greenwich, England, 1888-1890.

Career

Began as cadet engineer, 1881. Naval cadet, 1883-1887. Commissioned ensign, 1887.

Became assistant naval constructor, 1889. Commissioned commander, Construction Corps, United States Navy, 1901, captain, 1917, rear admiral, 1925. Retired since 1926. Delaware International Conference of Safety of Life at Sea, London, England., 1929, International Conference on Load Lines, London, 1930.

Politics

God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

Views

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Membership

Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Institution of Naval Architects (London), American Society of Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Franklin Institute. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Edith Jane Haken, April. Children: Alfred Purl Haken, John Squires, Harold R., Edith Virginia (Mistress Alexander Whitney), Mary Constance (Mistress John Stuart Milne II), Barrett Godwin.

father:
Joseph Squires Tawresey

mother:
Mary Jane (Rust) Tawresey

spouse:
Edith Jane Haken

children:
Barrett Godwin Tawresey

John Squires Tawresey

Harold R. Tawresey

Mary Constance Tawresey (Mistress John Stuart Milne II)

Edith Virginia Tawresey (Mistress Alexander Whitney)

Alfred Purl Haken Tawresey