Biographical Sketch of William W. Jones (
Text from Principal Investigator
William W. Jones was born in California on May 21, 1918. He received an
appointment to the Naval Academy from the state of Texas. Jones served
during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He retired
as Captain of the U.S. Navy on July 1, 1971, and has received the
Distinguished Service Medal and the Naval Unit Commendation Medal.
The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
Register of Alumni, 1997 Edition.
William W. Jones Interview, Oral History
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