Nominated last week by President Truman to be U.S.
Secretary of the Navy: Dan A. Kimball.
Born: March 1, 1896, in St. Louis.
Education: Public schools, St. Louis.
Married: June 22, 1925 to Dorothy Ames. No children.
Appearance: Tall (6 ft. 3 in.), husky (more than 200 Ibs.), hearty, seldom without an expensive cigar in his mouth.
Military & Business Career: Trained as an Army pilot in the same group with Lieut. General James H. Doolittle in World War 1. Mustered out as a first lieutenant, moved to California, joined General Tire & Rubber Co. and eventually became General's manager for eleven western states, vice president and...