Edmund Weidemann Burrough – Vice Admiral, United States Navy

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Vice Admiral Edmund Weidemann Burrough
Born in Camden, New Jersey October 28, 1890
Died May 8, 1962

Commissioned Ensign from U.S. Naval Academy 1914
Advanced through grades to Rear Admiral 1943

Commanding Officer, B-1 USS Monadnook 1918-19
Student, Colombia University 1920-21
Commanding Officer S-26, 1923-25
Staff & Faculty Member, Naval War College 1936-38
Served with War Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations 1940-42
Commanding Officer, USS. Cleveland 1942-43
Served with Staff of Commander-in-Chief, US. Fleet 1943-45
Assistant Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics Plans) 1945
Retired as Vice Admiral (“Tombstone rank”) 1952

Legion of Merit


BURROUGH, CAROL S WID OF BURROUGH, EDMUND W
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/25/1895
DATE OF DEATH: 09/04/1963
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/06/1963
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 946-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF EW BURROUGH, V/ADM USN

BURROUGH, EDMOND WEIDMANN
V/ADM USN
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/28/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/1962
DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/11/1962
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 948-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Admiral Burrough, an early Submarine Commander, is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  Research regarding him continues.

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