Edward Garrison Binning – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

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BINNING RITES TODAY
Retired Admiral to be Buried in Arlington Cemetery

WASHNGTON, May 28, 1961 – Rear Admiral Edward Garrison Binning, USNR, retired, victim of an air crash in Australia, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery tomorrow.  A service will be conducted in the Fort Myer Chapel.  The chapel adjoins the National Cemetery.

Admiral Binning, who was 46 years old, was a sales representative for Beech Aircraft Corporation of Wichita, Kansas.  He was killed May 11, with four Australians, while demonstrating a new model Beechcraft.  The wreckage was found five miles from Longreach.

He joined Beech in June 1960.  A former aviator, he retired from the Naval Reserve in 1959.  He was a graduate of Colgate University and he was named to the Naval Air Cadet Program in 1938. During World War II he commanded a bombing squadron.

Survivors include his widow, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith S. Binning of New York

BINNING, EDWARD GARRISON
RADM, USNR

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/06/1915
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/12/1961
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9134
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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