Title: Charles Maynard Cooke papers
Date (inclusive): 1920-1964
Collection number: 68005
Cooke, Charles Maynard, 1886-1970
37 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes
(17.8 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, dispatches, memoranda, and photographs, relating to American naval operations
in World War II, inter-Allied diplomacy in World War II, the defenses of Taiwan, and American domestic and foreign policy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Box 36 closed. Eligible to be opened in 2025. Collection otherwise open for research.
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Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.
United States. Navy--Officers.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
|1886, December 19
||Born, Fort Smith, Arkansas
||B.S., University of Arkansas
||Midshipman, U.S. Naval Academy
||Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (junior grade)
||Assistant Inspector of Machinery, Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation
||Naval member, First Naval District Section of Joint Army and Navy Survey of Merchant Vessels
||Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant
||Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander
||Superintendant and Engineer Officer, Naval Station, Cavite, Philippine Islands
||Promoted to the rank of Commander
||Promoted to the rank of Captain
||Commander, Submarine Division Eleven, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
||Commandant, Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
||Fleet War Plans and Logistics Officer, U.S. Fleet
||Staff, War Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
||Commanding officer, U.S.S.
||Promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral
||Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Fleet
||Promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral
||Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet (Deputy Chief of Naval Operations)
||Distinguished Service Medal
||Promoted to the rank of Admiral
||Commander, Seventh Fleet, Western Pacific (U.S. Naval Force, Western Pacific)
||Transfered to the Retired List of the Navy
||Coordinator, Commerce International China, Special Technician Program (STP) to the Republic of China (Taiwan); unofficial
advisor to the government of Chiang Kai-shek
||Director, Ingalls Taiwan Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
|1970, December 24