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naval officer.

Robert Ferdinand Hickey, American naval officer.

Background

Hickey, Robert Ferdinand was born on December 28, 1897 in Red Bluff, California, United States. Son of Thomas and Augusta (Young) Hickey.

Education

Student University of California, 1915-1917. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1921.

Career

Commanding officer Naval Air Station, Bermuda, 1941-1942, United States Ship Hancock, 1944-1945. United States Naval attache for air, assistant Naval attache, London, England., 1945-1947. Commander Fleet Air Wings, Atlantic, 1948-1950.

Chief information Navy Department, Washington, 1950. Rear admiral commanding Carrier Division Five, Korean waters. Chief of staff commander Naval Forces Far East, 1954-1955.

Commander Fleet Air, Naval Air Station, Alameda, California, 1955-1958. Commander Fleet Air, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from 1958.

Membership

Clubs: Army and Navy, National Press (Washington).

Connections

Married Virginia Burnham, June 30, 1928. Children: Patricia Ann, Robert Ashley.

father:
Thomas Hickey

mother:
Augusta (Young) Hickey

spouse:
Virginia Burnham

children:
Patricia Ann Hickey

Robert Ashley Hickey