Lemuel Phillips Padgett Edit Profile
Student Vanderbilt University, 1914-1916. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1919.
General service in various types of surface ships, specializing in gunnery and other deck duties, 1920-1942. Command cargo ship in Pacific, 1941-1942. Participated in 1st landing N. Africa, November 1942.
With Army-Navy Petroleum Board, Washington, 1943-1946. Loaned to State Department as United States Petroleum attache in Middle East (Libya, Palestine, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Arabia, Ethiopia), headquarters Cairo, Egypt, March-July, 1946. Commandant cadets Columbia Military Academy, Tennessee, 1946-1948.
Teacher Evening College, U. Chattanooga, since 1948.
Member Sigma Chi, Alpha Psi.
Married Frank Sanders, February 2, 1921. Children: Lemuel Phillips (died 1936), Mary Geraldine (Mistress Earl B. Shaw, Junior.