Elmo Zumwalt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Elmo Zumwalt

American admiral

Date of Birth: 29-Nov-1920

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Death: 02-Jan-2000

Profession: military officer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Elmo Zumwalt

  • Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt Jr.
  • (November 29, 1920 – January 2, 2000) was a United States Navy officer and the youngest person to serve as Chief of Naval Operations.
  • As an admiral and later the 19th Chief of Naval Operations, Zumwalt played a major role in United States military history, especially during the Vietnam War.
  • A decorated war veteran, Zumwalt reformed United States Navy personnel policies in an effort to improve enlisted life and ease racial tensions.
  • After he retired from a 32-year navy career, he launched an unsuccessful campaign for the United States Senate.

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