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Naval officer

Richard Stanislaus Edwards, American naval officer. Decorated Victory medal and Navy Cross.

Background

Edwards, Richard Stanislaus was born on February 18, 1885 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard S. and Lucy Brooke (Neilson) Edwards.

Education

Student Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, 1896-1903. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1907.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1908. Advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1940, vice admiral, 1942, admiral, 1945. Deputy commander in chief, United States Fleet, vice chief Naval Operations.

1945-1947. retired 1947.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase (Washington).

Connections

Married Hallie Ninan Snyder, August 11, 1914.

father:
Richard S. Edwards

mother:
Lucy Brooke (Neilson) Edwards

spouse:
Hallie Ninan Snyder