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date: 04 December 2020

Stockdale, James Bondlocked

(23 Dec. 1923–5 July 2005)
  • Noah Kravitz

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Stockdale, James Bond (23 Dec. 1923–5 July 2005), naval officer and defense intellectual, was born in Abingdon, Illinois to Vernon Beard Stockdale, a pottery factory executive, and Mabel Bond Stockdale, a teacher. After graduating from Abingdon High School in 1942, he took classes at Knox and Monmouth Colleges (both in Illinois) for a year and then enrolled at the US Naval Academy at the urging of his father, graduating a year early in ...

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