William M. Rosson

USS West Virginia

William Mimms Rosson, Lieutenant (jg), born June 17, 1922, Springfield, Robertson County, TN. Has BS degree in physics. Joined the USNR on Dec. 15, 1942.

Military Locations and Stations: V-12 School, Jefferson City, TN; Pre-Med School, Norfolk, VA; Mid-shipmen School, Chicago, IL; Optical School, Mare Island, CA; Radar School, Pearl Harbor, T.H. and USS West Virginia (BB-48).

Discharged May 27, 1946. His awards and decorations include the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific w/4 stars and Philippine Liberation w/2 stars.

A widower, he has two children and one grandchild. He is chairman of the board, Conwood Company, L.P.

Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing

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