Chester W Nimitz

Chester William Nimitz

  • American

Notable Position Organization From To
Fleet Admiral United States Navy 1905 1966

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1885/00/00 Chester Nimitz's childhood home, 1885-1890. Home National Museum of the Pacific War Fredericksburg
1941/12/31 Nimitz becomes Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet. Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet CINCPAC Headquarters Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
1942/06/04 Admiral Nimitz oversees the Battle of Midway Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet CINCPAC Headquarters Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Battle of Midway
1944/07/26 Admiral Chester Nimitz and General Douglas MacArthur meet with President Roosevelt at Pearl Harbor aboard the cruiser USS Baltimore. Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii Pearl Harbor Honolulu Conference
1945/09/02 Admiral Chester W Nimitz signs the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on behalf of the United States. US Fleet Admiral USS MISSOURI World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii Imperial Japan Surrenders
1946/00/00 Fleet Admiral Chester W Nimitz serves as Minister of Crown and General A A Vandergrift is Grand Marshal of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival Minister of Crown Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
1966/02/20 Chester William Nimitz dies at his home at Treasure Island Naval Station, San Francisco. Quarters 1, Yerba Buena Island, Naval Training Station San Francisco
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