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Randal Euesta Dees
Rear Admiral,  United States Navy
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Biography Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2007

Randal Euesta Dees (1893-1972)

Born on October 8, 1893 in Crystal Springs, Mississippi.

B.S. from Mississippi College in 1912. Commissioned from Annapolis in 1917.

Commanding Officer of the Flusser and Sharkey October 1920-September 1922. Aide to the Naval Governor of Guam July 1929-July 1931. Instructor at Annapolis June 1936-June 1939. Commanding Officer of the Winslow 1939-1941. Staff Officer at the Naval War College June 1941-June 1943. Commanding Officer of the Pensacola 1943-1944. Staff officer with Commander Service Force, Pacific Fleet June 1944-May 1946.

Rear Admiral upon retirement in July 1949. Decorations included the Silver Star and two Legions of Merit.

Died on July 25, 1972.
 
DEES, RANDAL EUESTA
R/ADM USN
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/08/1893
DATE OF DEATH: 07/25/1972
BURIED AT: SECTION 5  SITE 121
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 4 August 2007
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