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Means Johnston, Jr.

Means Johnston, Jr.

American admiral
Means Johnston, Jr.
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Intro American admiral
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 5 December 1916, Schlater, Leflore County, Mississippi, USA
Death 14 July 1989, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA (aged 72 years)
Star sign Sagittarius
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Biography

Means Johnston Jr. (December 5, 1916 – July 14, 1989) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

A native of Mississippi, Johnston graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1939. During World War II, Johnston commanded a naval base at Rhode Island and a destroyer. After the war, Johnston served as the Navy's Chief of Legislative Affairs and Inspector General during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He later would be promoted at admiral and serve as Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe from 1973 to 1975.

He died of prostate cancer in 1989 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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https://www.nytimes.com/1989/07/18/obituaries/means-johnston-jr-71-a-retired-admiral.html
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mjohnstonjr.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6660329
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