Bernard A. Clarey

War Hero

Birthday May 4, 1912

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Iowa

DEATH DATE Jun 15, 1996 (84)

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Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during the height of the Vietnam War.

Before Fame

He was on board the Dolphin submarine during the Attack on Pearl Harbor.


He took charge of the entire Pacific Fleet in 1970.

Family Life

He and his wife, Jean Scott Clarey, were married for nearly sixty years and had two sons.

Associated With

He served in the Pacific theater of World War II under the command of General Douglas MacArthur.