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Bennion, Mervyn Sharp, 1887-1941

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887 - 1941

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mervyn Sharp Bennion

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319482]
Identifier: MSS SC 2138
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Mervyn Bennion. Mervyn was born and raised in Vernon, Utah, attended the U.S. Naval Academy, and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was the Captain on board the U.S.S. West Virginiaat Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was killed in the attack.

Dates: circa 1960