Franklin Van Valkenburgh

    Franklin Van Valkenburgh


    World War II · US Navy · Captain

    Rank: Captain
    United States of America
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    espite a Navy career spanning more than 30 years, Captain Van Valkenburgh is best known as the last captain of the USS Arizona before it sank at Pearl Harbor.

    Birth - 5 Apr 1888
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Employment: Position
    Captain - CAPT(CO)
    Employment: Employer
    Navy
    Residence: Place
    Minnesota

    2 Sources·1 Document, 1 other

    Employment: Start Date
    1909
    Employment: End Date
    1941
    Education: Institution
    US Naval Academy
    Education: Place
    Annapolis, Maryland
    Education: From
    1905
    Education: To
    1909

    2 Sources·1 Document, 1 other

    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Branch
    Navy
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America

    1 Source·1 Document

    Rank
    Captain
    Commands held
    USS Arizona

    1 Source·1 Document

    Killed in action on board the USS Arizona

    1 Source·1 Document

    1941
    Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

    1 Source·1 Document

    Death - 7 Dec 1941

    1 Source·1 Document

    Full Name
    Franklin Van Valkenburgh

    2 Sources·1 Document, 1 other

    Father
    Frank Pratt Van Valkenburgh
    Mother
    Jane Irvin Swoope

    2 Sources·1 Document, 1 other

    Marriage
    Marguerite Horne

    1 Source·1 other

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    Created: 25 Mar 2009

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