From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Donald Stillman '29

Date of birth: January 16, 1907

Date of death: May 29, 1932

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1929 Lucky Bag:


From Find A Grave:

Donald Frederick Stillman was a 1929 graduate from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His home of record was Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His Naval career was cut short, though, when he died, at sea, in 1932. His name appears on a Naval Academy monument, under the heading "Here we remember our shipmates whose resting places are known only to God".

Unable to find details of his loss.


Donald began his career aboard USS Idaho (BB 24). In the 1931 Navy Directory he is listed as "ens. dest squad 5. Asiatic Fleet, (USS Black Hawk) for assign". In 1932 he was aboard USS Peary (DD 226). (Navy Directory is dated April 1, 1932.)

Class of 1929

Donald is one of 29 members of the Class of 1929 in Memorial Hall.