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Edward Garrison Binning
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
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Retired Admiral to be Buried in Arlington Cemetery

WASHNGTON, May 28, 1961 Rear Admiral Edward Garrison Binning, USNR, retired, victim of an air crash in Australia, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery tomorrow.  A service will be conducted in the Fort Myer Chapel.  The chapel adjoins the National Cemetery.

Admiral Binning, who was 46 years old, was a sales representative for Beech Aircraft Corporation of Wichita, Kansas.  He was killed May 11, with four Australians, while demonstrating a new model Beechcraft.  The wreckage was found five miles from Longreach.

He joined Beech in June 1960.  A former aviator, he retired from the Naval Reserve in 1959.  He was a graduate of Colgate University and he was named to the Naval Air Cadet Program in 1938. During World War II he commanded a bombing squadron.

Survivors include his widow, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith S. Binning of New York


BINNING, EDWARD GARRISON
RADM, USNR
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/06/1915
DATE OF DEATH: 05/12/1961
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9134
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 13 December 2007