William Gosnell Tomlinson Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1919.
Qualified as naval aviator 1922. Early test pilot; participated in development of dive bombing and carrier aircraft tactics. Commanded patrol squadron which made early overseas flights.
Head Reserve Aviation, Bureau Aeronautics, Washington, District of Columbia, 1932-1935. In World World War II served overseas or on sea duty, holding 4 comds., last—aircraft carrier United States Ship Belleau Wood (ship received Presidential Unit citation. Chief air readiness, Navy Department, Washington, District of Columbia.
Commander Pacific Division Military Air Transport Service.
The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.
All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.
Member American Schneider Cup Team, 1926.
Married Katharine Estelle Dent, June 15, 1931.