Oscar W. Koester
Captain, United States Navy
BRADFORD, Pennsylvania, December 4, 1952 – Captain Oscar Koester, who supervised the repair of German ships confiscated by the United States in World War I, died at his home today at the age of 86.
Captain Koester, who was graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1888, retired in 1912. He was recalled to active duty in 1917.
NOTE: Captain Koester was the brother of Francis
John Koester, Brigadier General, United States Army, and they are buried
near one another in Arlington National Cemetery.
KOESTER, OSCAR W
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/08/1866
DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4221-3
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
KOESTER, MAY CALLENDER W/O OSCAR W
Posted:19 January 2008