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Naval officer

John Herbert Brown, American naval officer. Decorated D.S. M.; Legion of Merit and Gold Star with Combat “V”; Submarine Combat Insignia.

Background

Brown, John Herbert was born on October 12, 1891 in Canton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Herbert and Belle (Dartt) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1914. Graduate Submarine School, Naval War College.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1914, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1943. Served in submarines 17 years, in cruisers 3 years. Became deputy commander submarine force Pacific Fleet.

Commander Cruiser Division One. Commandant United States Naval Base, Portsmouth, N.H. commander submarine force Pacific Fleet. Commandant 4th Naval District since 1951.

Membership

Clubs: New York Yacht.

Connections

Married Nellie Janvier, April. Children: Mariana, John Herbert 3d.

father:
John Herbert Brown

mother:
Belle (Dartt) Brown

spouse:
Nellie Janvier

children:
Mariana Brown

John Herbert 3d Brown