Ormond Lee Cox Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1905. Student Engineering Post Graduate School, Annapolis, 1909-1911.
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.
Married Ethel Merriam, November 16, 1910. Children: Marion (Mistress.