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Louis L. Bennett Edit Profile

coast guard officer.

Louis L. Bennett, American coast guard officer. Awarded Navy Commendation Ribbon, Victory Medal (World War I). American Defense, American Theater and World World War II medals. Member of the United States Naval Institute.

Background

Bennett, Louis L. was born on June 16, 1886 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Louis and Marie (Hophan) Bennett.

Education

Educated private and public schools, Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland. Graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy, 1909.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Coast Guard, 1909, and advanced through grades to commodore, 1945. Sea duty included three cruises to Bering Sea, 1916-1922. Attached to office Chief of Naval Operations, 1935-1936.

Constructed and commanded Coast Guard Training Station, Groton, Connecticut. Now commander 11th Coast Guard District, Long Beach, California.

Membership

Member of the United States Naval Institute. Clubs: Propeller of the United States (Los Angeles).

Connections

father:
Louis Bennett

mother:
Marie (Hophan) Bennett