Biographical Sketch of John W. Gilpin (
Text from Principal Investigator
John W. (Jack) Gilpin was born on September 8, 1918, and died on July 13,
1994. He received an appointment from Vermont to the Naval Academy.
Gilpin served aboard the
during the attack on Pearl
Harbor. He retired as U. S. Naval Commander and has received the Silver
Star Medal as well as the Purple Heart.
The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
Register of Alumni, 1997 Edition.
John W. Gilpin Papers #833, East Carolina
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