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Robert Lee Dennison
Birth: Apr. 13, 1901
Warren County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1980
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

United States Navy Admiral. He was as a Naval aide to President Harry Truman from 1948 to 1953, as Commander in Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet and United States Atlantic Command from 1960 to 1963. In that capacity he was responsible for the naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. 
Family links: 
  Ludovici Waters Dennison (1870 - 1937)
  Laura Florence Lee Dennison (1877 - 1965)
  Mildred F Mooney Dennison (1902 - 1992)*
  Robert Lee Dennison (1901 - 1980)
  Barbara Lee Dennison (1903 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 11, Site 450-1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Paul Hays
Record added: Oct 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118710734
Robert Lee Dennison
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Robert Lee Dennison
Added by: Paul Hays
Robert Lee Dennison
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- sjm
 Added: Apr. 13, 2017
Happy 116th Birthday and Happy Easter
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Apr. 10, 2017
Admiral, thank you for your lifetime of leadership and service to our country while serving United States Navy. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 14, 2017
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