Manley Hale Simons Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy. Graduated from the United States Naval War College, 1924.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1903, advancing through the grades to rear admiral, 1934, retired 1943. Commanded transport Kroonland, World War I. Commanded 3d Division, United States Battle Fleet.
Served as director of fleet training and chief of staff to Vice Admiral Laning, cruisers, United States Fleet. Commandant 5th Naval District and Sea Frontier, during World World War II. Commandant navy yard Portsmouth, Virginia, 1937-1941.
President Simonsdale Corporation, 1940-1941.
Member American Legion. Club: Army and Navy (San Francisco, California).
Married Katherine V. Nazro, October 17, 1907. Children: Manley Hale, Arthur Evart.