Ernest E. Evans

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Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Oct 25, 1944 (36)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Oct 25, 1944 (36)

About

American war hero who was an officer in the United States Navy and received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his duty in the Battle off Samar during World War II.

Before Fame

He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1931.

Trivia

The destroyer escort USS Evans was named in his honor in 1955.

Family Life

He comes from a family of Native American ancestry.

Associated With

He fought in the Battle of Samar under the command of General Douglas MacArthur.