Henderson in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 37° 50.507′ N, 87° 35.594′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson KY 42420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Husband Edward Kimmel (here, next to this marker); The 1937 Flood (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ohio River (within shouting distance of this marker); Audubon's Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Good Government League (about 300 feet away); Audubon Saw and Grist Mill (about 400 feet away); Steamboats (about 400 feet away); General "Stovepipe" Johnson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
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1. Rear Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel, USN, (1882-1968). After promotion to Rear Admiral in 1937, he commanded Cruiser Division Seven on a diplomatic cruise to South America and then became Commander Cruisers, Battle Force in 1939. In February 1941 he became Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet and Pacific Fleet, with the temporary rank of Admiral. Operating from the (Submitted on July 6, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel. The grandsons of Admiral Kimmel are continuing the call* for the President to advance Rear Admiral Kimmel and Major General Short to their highest held rank served during WWII as called for by Congress in 2001. This would complete the Officer Personnel Act of 1947's order for all flag and general officers to be awarded such ranks. Kimmel and Short were the only officers not afforded the advancements. (Submitted on July 6, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Husband E. Kimmel. In 1995, Senator Strom Thurmond with the support of Kimmel's and Short's families, formally requested a Defense Department inquiry that resulted in an investigation under the direct supervision of Edwin Dorn, then the undersecretary of defense. The result was the Dorn report which found that "while Kimmel and Short were (Submitted on July 6, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2. submitted on July 6, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 3. submitted on July 10, 2018, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4. submitted on July 6, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.