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Naval officer

Julian Dubois Wilson, American naval officer. Decorated Order of Sun (Peru); Bronze Star medal with combat insignia, Secretary Navy Commendation. President Cape Cod council Boy Scouts American. member, 1947-1949; Member American Society Military Engineers (president), United States Naval Institute, Military Order World Wars (past commander Cape Cod chapter), Cape Cod Power Squadron, Naval Order of the United States.

Background

Wilson, Julian Dubois was born on July 2, 1896 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Henry Tyson and Lucy Snow (Hart) Wilson.

Education

Student Columbian Preparatory School, 1913-1914. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1917.

Career

Commissioned ensign in United States Navy, 1917, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1950. Served on gunboats, destroyers as convoy escort, European waters, 1917-1918. Staff commander United States Naval Force in France, 1918-1919.

Sea duty, 1919-1923, 25-28, 30-33. Instructor department marine engineering naval construction United States Naval Academy, 1923-1925, 28-30, department ordnance and gunnery, 1933-1935. Commanding officer destroyer Goff, Pacific, 1935-1937, Worden, 1937-1938, United States Naval Tanker in Atlantic overseas convoys, 1940-1943.

Inspector ordnance New York Shipbldg. Corporation, Camden, New Jersey, 1938-1940. Commander Task Force 32, Atlantic, 1943.

Served fleet maintenance div. Office Chief Naval Operations, Washington, 1943-1944. Commanding officer United States Ship Maryland., Pacific (participated Battle Okinawa), 1944-1945.

Staff commander 19th Fleet, Pacific Coast, 1945-1946. On ship characteristics board Office Chief Naval Operations, Washington, 1946-1949, executive member, 1947-1949. Superintendent Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, since 1949.

Retired active duty, June 30, 1950.

Membership

Member, 1947-1949; Member American Society Military Engineers (president), United States Naval Institute, Military Order World Wars (past commander Cape Cod chapter), Cape Cod Power Squadron, Naval Order of the United States. Clubs: Hyannis Yacht, Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Hazel Hamilton, December 23, 1922. Children: Henry Hamilton, John R., Juliana DuBois (Mistress.

father:
Henry Tyson Wilson

mother:
Lucy Snow (Hart) Wilson

spouse:
Hazel Hamilton

children:
Henry Hamilton Wilson

John R. Wilson

Juliana DuBois (Mrs Wilson