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Edmund Weidemann Burrough
Vice Admiral, United States Navy
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Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

Vice Admiral Edmund Weidemann Burrough
 Born in Camden, New Jersey October 28, 1890
Died May 8, 1962

Commissioned Ensign from U.S. Naval Academy 1914
Advanced through grades to Rear Admiral 1943

Commanding Officer, B-1 USS Monadnook 1918-19
Student, Colombia University 1920-21
Commanding Officer S-26, 1923-25
Staff & Faculty Member, Naval War College 1936-38
Served with War Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations 1940-42
Commanding Officer, USS. Cleveland 1942-43
Served with Staff of Commander-in-Chief, US. Fleet 1943-45
Assistant Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics Plans) 1945
Retired as Vice Admiral ("Tombstone rank") 1952

Legion of Merit


BURROUGH, CAROL S WID OF BURROUGH, EDMUND W
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/25/1895
DATE OF DEATH: 09/04/1963
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/06/1963
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 946-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF EW BURROUGH, V/ADM USN

BURROUGH, EDMOND WEIDMANN
V/ADM USN
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/28/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/1962
DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/11/1962
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 948-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY



Admiral Burrough, an early Submarine Commander, is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  Research regarding him continues.

EW Burrough Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, July 2002

 EW Burrough Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, March 2006


Posted: 12 July 2002  Updated: 21 July 2002 Updated: 31 January 2004 Updated: 14 December 2004 Updated: 13 November 2005 Updated: 26 March 2006
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EW Burrough Gravesite PHOTO December 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004