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First Name: Edward

Last Name: Dawson

Birthplace: New York City, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Middle Name: Herbert

Date of Birth: 28 September 1932

Date of Death: 07 June 2010

Rank or Rate: Lieutenant Commander

Years Served:
Edward Herbert Dawson Jr


Edward Herbert Dawson Jr.

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy

Edward Herbert Dawson Jr. was born on 28 September 1932, in New York, NY. He graduated from St. Paul's High School, Garden City, NY, and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1954.

He was a Naval Aviator and Vietnam Veteran. Ed served as personal pilot to Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr.

Lieutenant Commander Edward Herbert Dawson Jr., 77, died 7 June 2010, at Anne Arundel Medical Center of natural causes. He was a resident of Crofton, MD.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor "Elle" Dawson, who he married in 1955; one son, Edward H. Dawson III, of Moorestown, N.J; one daughter, Debra Ardan Christian of Colorado Springs, CO; seven grandchildren, Ashley Valone of Ft. Myers, FL; Annelie Large of Colorado Springs, CO; Ivan Ardan of Birmingham, AL; Danielle Ardan of Colorado Springs, CO; Edward Dawson IV of Moorestown, NJ; Alexander Dawson of Moorestown, NJ; Catherine Dawson of Moorestown, NJ; and two great-grandchildren, Sierra Valnoe of Ft. Myers, FL; and Bailey Large of Colorado Springs, CO.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Marilyn Tufano.


Honoree ID: 8223   Created by: MHOH




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