Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Larsons in:
 • United States Naval Academy Cemetery
 • Annapolis
 • Anne Arundel County
 • Maryland
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Charles R. Larson
Birth: Nov. 20, 1936
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 2014
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

US Navy Admiral. He served as the Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Command from 1991 until 1994. He served as the 51st and 55th Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. Raised in Omaha, Nebraska, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958. Commissioned in the Navy, he was assigned as a naval aviator in 1960 and saw action with "Attack Squadron 176" as he flew missions during the Vietnam War. He experienced assignments on nuclear-powered submarines and later served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Interior. From 1969 until 1971, he served as Naval Aide to President Richard Nixon. In 1979, he was elevated to the rank of Rear Admiral and in 1990, he rose to the rank of four-star admiral. Among the many honors Admiral Larson received during his career include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  Eldred Charles Larson (1906 - 1983)
  Edythe Jensen Larson (1909 - 1964)
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.98756, -76.48951
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 27, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 133400641
Charles R. Larson
Added by: C.S.
Charles R. Larson
Added by: Sandy Boyd
Charles R. Larson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- MrღB★★
 Added: Sep. 12, 2017
Thank you for your service to our great nation.
 Added: Aug. 31, 2017

- sjm
 Added: Nov. 20, 2016
There are 61 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 42 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service