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Naval officer

Webb Cook Ii Hayes, American naval officer. Awarded B.S.M. by President United States; Commendation with ribbon by Secretary of Navy (United States); Order of Avis (Portugal).


Hayes, Webb Cook Ii was born on September 25, 1890 in Toledo, Ohio, United States. Son of Birchard Austin and Mary (Sherman) Hayes.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1911. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Bowling Green State University.


Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1911, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1954. Served on destroyer, United States Ship Trippe, World War I. Transferred to United States Navy Reserve, 1928.

Recalled to active duty, 1941. Director recruiting and induction, Navy Department, 1941-1944. Commanded United States Ship West Point (American), 1944-1945.

President, director Pemiscot Land & Cooperage Company, since 1930. Director and chairman of the executive committee Baker Brothers Machine Tool Company, 1933-1951. Trustee Ohio History Society, Memorial Hospital of Sandusky County, O., Birchard Library, Fremont, O.

President, trustee Rutherford B. Hayes Foundation.


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


Married Martha Baker, April. Children: Webb Cook III, Arthur Baker, Scott Birchard.

Birchard Austin Hayes

Mary (Sherman) Hayes

Martha Baker

Scott Birchard Hayes

Arthur Baker Hayes

Webb Cook III Hayes