From a contemporary press report:
Peter Tillou Maier, 65, a Navy Captain who retired in 1985 after having served as a staff officer with the Pacific Fleet, died of heart disease April 21, 2001, at his home in Arlington, Virginia.
Captain Maier was born in Syracuse, New York, and graduated from Syracuse University. He began his Navy career in 1958. He served in the war in Vietnam and later as chief of staff for an aircraft carrier group and commander of a destroyer squadron.
His decorations included two Legions of Merit.
Captain Maier was a 25-year resident of the Washington area. He was a member of the Army Navy Country Club, president of the Music Study Group at the Kennedy Center and an enthusiastic traveler, golfer and gourmet cook.
Survivors include a sister.
MAIER, PETER TILLOU
On Saturday, April 21, 2001, at his home in Arlington, VA. Brother of Susan Maier Fitzgerald of Syracuse, NY, and uncle of Michael Maier Fitzgerald of Syracuse; Kevin Doyle Fitzgerald of Millersville, MD; Amy Fitzgerald Fiorito of Manlius, NY, and Meg McLaughlin Fitzgerald of Rochester, NY. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 4, at 9 a.m. at Ft. Myer Chapel, interment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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