George D. Murray
George Dominic Murray (July 6, 1889 – June 18, 1956) was an admiral in the United States Navy and an early naval aviator.
George Dominic Murray
|Born||July 6, 1889|
South Boston, Massachusetts
|Died||18 June 1956 (aged 66)|
San Francisco, California
|Place of burial|
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1910–1951|
|Commands held||First Fleet|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
World War II
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
He commanded the First Fleet from August 1947 to August 1948.
In 1961, Murray was posthumously designated the third recipient of the Gray Eagle Award, as the most senior active naval aviator from 1947 until his retirement.
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