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Jerauld Wright

Born: 4-Jun-1898
Birthplace: Amherst, MA
Died: 27-Apr-1995
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Atlantic Fleet Commander, 1954-60

Military service: US Navy (1918-60, four-star Admiral)

Father: William Wright (army officer)
Wife: Phyllis Thompson Wright (b. 1906, d. 2002)
Daughter: Marion Wright
Son: William Wright

    University: US Naval Academy (1914-18)

    US Ambassador to Taiwan (1963-65)
    CIA employee Board of Estimates (1960-63)
    NATO Official Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (1954-60)
    US Official Atlantic Fleet Commander (1954-60)
    White House Staff Naval Aide (1929-31)
    White House Staff Naval Aide (1924-26)
    Alibi Club
    Chevy Chase Club
    Metropolitan Club
    Navy Distinguished Service Medal (two)
    Legion of Merit (two)
    Silver Star
    Bronze Star

Is the subject of books:
Admiral Jerauld Wright: Warrior Among Diplomats, 2001, BY: David M. Key, Jr.


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