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Naval officer , stockbroker.

Sherman Rockwell Clark, American naval officer, stockbroker. Decorated Legion of Merit, Gold Star, Bronze Star; recipient Gold medal Olympic Games, 1920. Member Naval Institute.

Background

Clark, Sherman Rockwell was born on November 16, 1899 in Baltimore. Son of James Francis and Edna Sherman (Rockwell) S.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1922. Graduated from Nava War College, 1935, National War College, 1948.

Career

1 son, David Sherman Rockwell. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1922 and advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1951. Commander Hilary Pollard Jones, Destroyer Division 14 and Desrons 7 and 14, Atlantic, Desron 50, Pacific, World World War II.

Head department English, history and government United States Naval Academy, 1944-1946. Chief staff, commander 2d Fleet, 1948-1950. With Office Chief Naval Operations, 1950-1953.

Commander Destroyer Flotilla 4, Atlantic Fleet, 1953. With Office Chief of Naval Operations, 1954-1955. Commander Training Command Atlantic Fleet, 1955-1957, deputy commandant Industrial College Armed Forces, 1957-1959, chief military assistance advisory group, Italy, 1959-1961.

Retired, 1961; head investment trust department Clark, Melvin & Company, Annapolis, Maryland., 1961-1980.

Membership

Member Naval Institute. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Eliza Lane Dugan, December 19, 1929.

father:
James Francis S.

mother:
Edna Sherman (Rockwell) S.

spouse:
Eliza Lane Dugan