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date: 25 February 2021

King, Ernest Josephlocked

(23 November 1878–25 June 1956)
  • Jeffery M. Dorwart

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King, Ernest Joseph (23 November 1878–25 June 1956), naval officer, was born in Lorain, Ohio, the son of James Clydesdale King, a railroad shop foreman, and Elizabeth Keam. King earned an appointment through competitive examination to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1897. After brief duty on the cruiser ...

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