John Godwin Tawresey Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1885. Student Royal Naval College, Greenwich, England, 1888-1890.
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.
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.
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).
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.
- Joseph Squires Tawresey
- Mary Jane (Rust) Tawresey
- Edith Jane Haken
- 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