Arthur Caley Davis
Admiral, United States Navy
Cayley Davis, Admiral, United States Navy. Navy Cross, DSM & Gold Star,
Legion of Merit With Gold Star & OLC, Presidential Unit Citation. 1893-1965.
Eunice W. Davis, Wife of Arthur Cayley Davis.
Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:
Admiral Arthur Cayley Davis (1893-1965)
Born on March 14, 1893 in Columbia, South Carolina
He qualified as a Naval Aviator 1923
Admiral Davis was the pioneer of dive bombing,
having helped to develop dive bombing techniques and the bombsight, during
a tenure in the Bureau of Aeronautics and the Bureau of Ordnance in 1925.
On December 7, 1941, Admiral Arthur C. Davis was Fleet Aviation Officer of the Pacific Fleet. He had been performing these duties for about a year and a half. His duties primarily were concerned with technical training and logistics matters.
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/14/1893
DATE OF DEATH: 02/10/1965
BURIED AT: SECTION 11 SITE 854-B LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999
Posted: 20 December 2001 Updated: 26 December 2001 Updated: 31 May 2003 Updated: 26 March 2006