Bernard Lige Austin

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Birthday
15, 1902
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Sep 21, 1979 (76)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1902
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Sep 21, 1979 (76)

About

Vice admiral of the U.S. Navy who served in World War II and the Korean War, as well as during the Cold War.

Before Fame

He went to school at The Citadel before being appointed to attend the United States Naval Academy in July, 1920.

Trivia

He received a variety of awards and medals for his service, including the Navy Cross and the Silver Star Medal.

Family Life

He was the son of Elijah Andrew Austin and Loula Ola Austin.

Associated With

He served in the U.S. Navy while Harry S. Truman was in office.