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captain , United States Navy

Ormond Lee COX, Captain, United States Navy.


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


United States Naval Academy., 1905; P.G. School, United States Naval Academy., 1911


Asst, to Head of Design Division, United States Naval Bureau of Engineering, 1922-1925. Division and Fleet Engineer, Battle Fleet, 1925-1927. Head of Design Division, Bureau of Engineering, since 1927.

Commissioned Ensign, January 1907. Lieutenant, January 1910. Lieutenant Commander, August 1916.

Commander, June 1921. Captain, June since 1927.


Spouse Ethel Merriam, November 16, 1910, Fremont, O.