Chester W. Nimitz

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Birthday
24, 1885
Birthplace
Fredericksburg, TX
Death Date
Feb 20, 1966 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1885
Birthplace
Fredericksburg, TX
Death Date
Feb 20, 1966 (80)

About

U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral who served during World War II as Commander-in-Chief of Pacific Ocean Areas.

Before Fame

He originally intended to join the U.S. Army, but instead ended up becoming an officer in the Navy.

Trivia

He was the last person to hold the position of U.S. Fleet Admiral.

Family Life

His grandfather, Charles Henry Nimitz, was a member of the German Merchant Marine.

Associated With

He and Kenneth Starr were both born in Texas.