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Husband E. Kimmel

Husband E. KimmelAKA Husband Edward Kimmel

Born: 26-Feb-1882
Birthplace: Henderson, KY
Died: 14-May-1968
Location of death: Groton, CT
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Admiral, demoted after Pearl Harbor

Father: Manning Marius Kimmel (b. 1832, d. 1916)
Mother: Sibella Lambert ("Sibbie", b. 1846, d. 1919)
Wife: Dorothy Kincaid (b. 1890, d. 1975)
Son: Manning Kimmel (b. 1913, d. Jul-1944 submarine sunk)
Son: Thomas Kincaid Kimmel (b. 29-Sep-1914)

    University: Central University, Richmond, KY
    Military College: US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (1904)

    Commander-in-Chief, US Pacific Fleet (1941)
    Shot: Battle (7-Dec-1941), .50 caliber, grazed his chest
    Relieved of Command 17-Dec-1941
    Dereliction of Duty Presidential board of inquiry (1942)

Author of books:
Admiral Kimmel's Story (1954, memoir)


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