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naval officer.

Ormond Lee Cox, American naval officer.

Background

Cox, Ormond Lee was born on October 16, 1883 in Rix Mills, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel Gregory and Martha Jane (Herron) Cox.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1905. Student Engineering Post Graduate School, Annapolis, 1909-1911.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1907, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1938. Engineer officer on United States Ship Nevada, 1916-1918, Navy Yard Charleston, South Carolina., 1918-1921. Design Division Bureau of Engineering, Navy Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1922-1925.

Division and Fleet Engineer, Battle Fleet 1925-1927. Head of Design Division Bureau of Engineering, 1927-1932. Director United States Engineering Experiment Station, Annapolis, Maryland., 1933-1939.

Supervisor of shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, since 1939.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Naval Turbines (with Miles A. Libbey), 1924.

Connections

Married Ethel Merriam, November 16, 1910. Children: Marion (Mistress.

father:
Samuel Gregory Cox

mother:
Martha Jane (Herron) Cox

spouse:
Ethel Merriam

child:
Marion (Mrs Cox