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Naval officer

Milo Frederick Draemel, American naval officer.


Draemel, Milo Frederick was born on May 30, 1884 in Fremont, Nebraska, United States. Son of Frederick William and Johanna (Nilson) Draemel.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1906. Degrees from Villanova, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania.


Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1906, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1938. During World War I served as flag Lieutenant on staff commander Battleship Force, United States Fleet until September 1918, then officer in charge Code and Signal Section, Navy Department, until end of war. Became commandant midshipmen, United States Naval Academy, 1937-1939.

Commander Destroyer Flotilla, 1940. Chief of staff and aide to commander-in-chief, Pacific Fleet, 1941-1942. Task force commander Eastern Sea Frontier, commandant Fourth Naval District, 1942-1946.

Inactive list August 1946. Vice president Temple University, Philadelphia. Secretary Department Forests and Waters, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as member of Governor James H. Duff’s Cabinet, 1947-1952.


Clubs: Chevy Chase, The Philadelphia, New York Yacht. Gulph Mills.


Married Marguerite Clise, October 25, 1911. Children: Frederick Clise, Eleanor Clise.

Frederick William Draemel

Johanna (Nilson) Draemel

Marguerite Clise

Frederick Clise Draemel

Eleanor Clise Draemel