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Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966

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Personal name headingNimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
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Variant(s)Nimitz, Chester William, 1885-1966
Nimitz, C. W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Birth date18850224
Death date19660220
Place of birthFredericksburg, Tex.
Place of deathTreasure Island, San Francisco County, Calif.
Profession or occupationnaval officer
Found inNUCMC data from LOC, Mss. Div. for Grosvenor family. Papers, 1827-1968 (Chester Nimitz)
LC data base, 10-23-86 (hdg.: Nimitz, Chester William, 1885-1966; usage: Chester W. Nimitz)
Texas handbk., 1976 (Nimitz, Chester William, 1885-1966; s. Chester Bernard & Anna (Henke) Nimitz; submarine comdr.; admiral; comdr. in chief, Pacific Fleet; spec. ass't to Sec. Navy after 1947)
Guam. Governor. Proclamation, no. 1 (1944): signed at end (C.W. Nimitz, Admiral, United States Navy, Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas, Militiary Governor of Guam)
Encyclopedia Americana, 1986 (Nimitz, Chester W.; U.S. naval officer; Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas on Feb. 24, 1885; died at naval quarters on Treasure Island in San Francisco By on Feb. 20, 1966)