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Clinton Elgin Braine, Jr.
Commodore, United States Navy
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Biography Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Clinton Elgin Braine, Jr. (1894-1951).

 Born on December 9, 1894 in New York, New York.

Commissioned from Annapolis in 1916. Duty with the Bureau of Ordnance 1938-1941.

Commanding Officer of the Memphis 1941-1942. Chief of Staff of Fourth Fleet 1942-1945. Commodore in April 1944.  Commanded Naval Base Newport 1945-1946.

Retired in May 1949. Decorations included three Legions of Merit.

Died on January 12, 1951.


BRAINE, CLINTON ELGIN JR
Commodore, United States Navy
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/09/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 01/11/1951
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 4691-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BRAINE, MIRIAM ELLIS
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/06/1900
DATE OF DEATH: 09/03/1962
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 4691-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted 25 June  2007
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