John Mylin Will Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1923. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1932.
1 son, John Mylin Will. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1923, advanced through grades to admiral, 1959. Commanding officer United States Ship S-35, 1934-1935, United States Ship Porpoise, 1937-1939.
Commander Submarine Division 202, also 62, Australia, 1942-1944, Submarine Squadron 6, Midway Island, 1944, Squadron 28, Guam, 1944-1945. Member survey group to China, 1945-1946. Director training Bureau Naval Personnel, 1946-1948.
Commanding officer United States Ship Columbus, 1948-1950. Commander Military Sea Transportation Service, Europe, 1950, Atlantic area, 1951, Amphibious Group Three, 1953-1955. Director personnel policy Office Secretary Defense, 1955-1956.
Commander Military Sea Transportation Service, 1956-1959. Retired, 1959; president American Export Isbrandtsen Lines, Inc., 1959-1965, chief executive, Chairman of the Board, 1959-1965, Chairman of the Board, 1965-1971, vice chairman, 1971-1972. Past director George W. Rogers Construction Corporation President New York Shipping Association.
President trustees New York State Maritime Museum. Past director West Side Association of New York. President Italy-American Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1972, United States-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce.
Commissioner of Pilots New York State.
Member survey group to China, 1945-1946. Clubs: Metropolitan Opera, Propeller, New York Yacht, Metropolitan, Whitehall, India House (New York City).
Married Louise Ley, December 21, 1929 (deceased).
Commander Order of Cedars (Lebanon). Order Al Merito Della (Italy). Grand officiale del Ordeire al Merito della Republica Italiana.