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Donald Temple ELLER

Donald Temple ELLER

Male 1906 - 1994  (88 years)

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  • Name Donald Temple ELLER 
    Born 28 Jun 1906  Sibley Hosp; Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Oct 1994  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 Nov 1994  Arlington National Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23  Christian Eller
    Last Modified 14 May 2016 

    Father Wayne McVeigh ELLER,   b. 28 Sep 1881, Fairmont, Neb. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1959, Petersburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary TEMPLE,   b. 4 Jul 1878, Buon Creek, Tenn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1969, South Hill, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 9 May 1903  Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Elizabeth WOOD,   b. 2 Mar 1908,   d. 8 May 1985  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 31 May 1930  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David Kearny ELLER
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 22:44:06 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jenny BURCH 
    Married 1991 
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 22:44:06 
    Family ID F235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Donald Temple Eller (1906-1994)
    Donald Temple Eller (1906-1994)

    EFA Research
    Donald T. Eller Profile
    Donald T. Eller Profile
    A profile of Adm. Donald T. Eller with emphasis on his role in WWII. Provided by Harvey Powers.

  • Notes 
    • Donald Eller grew up in Petersburg, Virginia, where he attended public schools. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1929. Donald had a distinguished Naval career. He commanded the USS Burns during World War II and participated in the invasion of the Gilbert Islands and opertions on the Marshall and Marianias Islands. At the time of his retirement, he had been promoted to Rear Admiral.
      Upon his death, Donald's ashes were burried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Later, some ashes were also burried at Pohick Church, next to the body of his first wife.