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Anderson, George Whelan Jr.

Born: 1906 AD
Died: 1992 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Admiral

1906 – Born on December 15th in Brooklyn, New York. George Whelan Anderson, Jr. was an Admiral in the United States Navy.

1927 – He entered the United States Naval Academy.

1930 – Trained as a pilot after graduation. He flew as a test pilot and served on cruisers and carriers.

1961-1962 – The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) in charge of the US blockade of Cuba during Soviet missile crisis.

1970-1976 – He returned to Government service as member and later chairman of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.

1992 – Died on March 20th in Arleigh Burke Pavilion nursing home in McLean, Virginia.