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|LBNickname="Count" "Dutch"
|LBNickname="Count" "Dutch"
|LBText=HERE we have the wild and woolly "Count" from the vast wilderness of Cheesewick, who left that port of fame amidst the stirring strains of the county band and with the wild cheers of Tarentum High mingled with the sighs of the lassies from "Maggic Murph."
|LBText=HERE we have the wild and woolly "Count" from the vast wilderness of Cheesewick, who left that port of fame amidst the stirring strains of the county band and with the wild cheers of Tarentum High mingled with the sighs of the lassies from "Maggic Murph."
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The "Count" has never starred in an academic sense, in fact he has had ever a long and rough pull against a current of 2.4s, but don't get the impression that our back corridor Maitre de Ballet is totally solid above the ears. On the contrary, he most generally begins where the rest of us leave off, and by always managing to hit the hospital in mid-winter pulls down his scanty margin. He rhinos, then thinks how the girls would miss him at the hops, buckles down and comes out with a cold 2.5.
The "Count" has never starred in an academic sense, in fact he has had ever a long and rough pull against a current of 2.4s, but don't get the impression that our back corridor Maitre de Ballet is totally solid above the ears. On the contrary, he most generally begins where the rest of us leave off, and by always managing to hit the hospital in mid-winter pulls down his scanty margin. He rhinos, then thinks how the girls would miss him at the hops, buckles down and comes out with a cold 2.5.
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Youngster Sep leave saw our hero return a man in love and muchly loved, but somehow things took a strange turn shortly after Christmas and since then he's been a lover of them all. First Class cruise he showed a practical trend of mind that added to his consistent hard work will add proof to the old story—"Book savviness hain't everything."
Youngster Sep leave saw our hero return a man in love and muchly loved, but somehow things took a strange turn shortly after Christmas and since then he's been a lover of them all. First Class cruise he showed a practical trend of mind that added to his consistent hard work will add proof to the old story—"Book savviness hain't everything."
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"O-o-o-h, El-l-l-mer, you're so good to me. M-m-m-m."
"O-o-o-h, El-l-l-mer, you're so good to me. M-m-m-m."
|LBECAs=''Honors: Buzzard.''
|LBECAs=''Honors: Buzzard.''
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Elmer's [https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/50906816_us-navy-lt-commander-epaulets-and-fore-and-aft-hat "fore & aft" hat and Lieutenant Commander epaulets] were up for auction in February 2017.  
Elmer's [https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/50906816_us-navy-lt-commander-epaulets-and-fore-and-aft-hat "fore & aft" hat and Lieutenant Commander epaulets] were up for auction in February 2017.  


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Latest revision as of 21:21, 6 June 2020

Elmer Kiehl '20

Date of birth: April 16, 1897

Date of death: April 2, 1945

Age: 47

Lucky Bag

From the 1920 Lucky Bag:

1920 Kiehl LB.jpg

Elmer Kiehl

Cheswick, Pennsylvania

"Count" "Dutch"

HERE we have the wild and woolly "Count" from the vast wilderness of Cheesewick, who left that port of fame amidst the stirring strains of the county band and with the wild cheers of Tarentum High mingled with the sighs of the lassies from "Maggic Murph."

The "Count" has never starred in an academic sense, in fact he has had ever a long and rough pull against a current of 2.4s, but don't get the impression that our back corridor Maitre de Ballet is totally solid above the ears. On the contrary, he most generally begins where the rest of us leave off, and by always managing to hit the hospital in mid-winter pulls down his scanty margin. He rhinos, then thinks how the girls would miss him at the hops, buckles down and comes out with a cold 2.5.

Youngster Sep leave saw our hero return a man in love and muchly loved, but somehow things took a strange turn shortly after Christmas and since then he's been a lover of them all. First Class cruise he showed a practical trend of mind that added to his consistent hard work will add proof to the old story—"Book savviness hain't everything."

"O-o-o-h, El-l-l-mer, you're so good to me. M-m-m-m."

Honors: Buzzard.


The Class of 1920 was graduated in June 1919 due to World War I. The entirety of 2nd class (junior) year was removed from the curriculum.

1920 Kiehl LB.jpg

Elmer Kiehl

Cheswick, Pennsylvania

"Count" "Dutch"

HERE we have the wild and woolly "Count" from the vast wilderness of Cheesewick, who left that port of fame amidst the stirring strains of the county band and with the wild cheers of Tarentum High mingled with the sighs of the lassies from "Maggic Murph."

The "Count" has never starred in an academic sense, in fact he has had ever a long and rough pull against a current of 2.4s, but don't get the impression that our back corridor Maitre de Ballet is totally solid above the ears. On the contrary, he most generally begins where the rest of us leave off, and by always managing to hit the hospital in mid-winter pulls down his scanty margin. He rhinos, then thinks how the girls would miss him at the hops, buckles down and comes out with a cold 2.5.

Youngster Sep leave saw our hero return a man in love and muchly loved, but somehow things took a strange turn shortly after Christmas and since then he's been a lover of them all. First Class cruise he showed a practical trend of mind that added to his consistent hard work will add proof to the old story—"Book savviness hain't everything."

"O-o-o-h, El-l-l-mer, you're so good to me. M-m-m-m."

Honors: Buzzard.


The Class of 1920 was graduated in June 1919 due to World War I. The entirety of 2nd class (junior) year was removed from the curriculum.

Loss

Elmer was lost on April 2, 1945 when USS Henrico (APA 45) was struck by a kamikaze during the invasion of Okinawa. He was the embarked commanding officer of Transport Division 50.

His wife was listed as next of kin; he was also survived by two sons, William and Elmer (USNA 1947), who retired from the Navy as a Captain.

Other

Elmer's "fore & aft" hat and Lieutenant Commander epaulets were up for auction in February 2017.

Navy Directories & Officer Registers

The "Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps" was published annually from 1815 through at least the 1970s; it provided rank, command or station, and occasionally billet until the beginning of World War II when command/station was no longer included. Scanned copies were reviewed and data entered from the mid-1840s through 1922, when more-frequent Navy Directories were available.

The Navy Directory was a publication that provided information on the command, billet, and rank of every active and retired naval officer. Single editions have been found online from January 1915 and March 1918, and then from three to six editions per year from 1923 through 1940; the final edition is from April 1941.

The entries in both series of documents are sometimes cryptic and confusing. They are often inconsistent, even within an edition, with the name of commands; this is especially true for aviation squadrons in the 1920s and early 1930s.

Alumni listed at the same command may or may not have had significant interactions; they could have shared a stateroom or workspace, stood many hours of watch together… or, especially at the larger commands, they might not have known each other at all. The information provides the opportunity to draw connections that are otherwise invisible, though, and gives a fuller view of the professional experiences of these alumni in Memorial Hall.

January 1920
Ensign, USS Oklahoma

January 1921
Ensign, USS Oklahoma

January 1922
Ensign, USS Oklahoma

Others at this command:
May 1923
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
July 1923
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
September 1923
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
November 1923
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
January 1924
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
March 1924
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
May 1924
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming

Others at this command:
July 1924
Lieutenant (j.g.), USS Wyoming
July 1925
Lieutenant (j.g.), under instruction, Naval Academy

October 1925
Lieutenant (j.g.), under instruction, Naval Academy

January 1926
Lieutenant (j.g.), under instruction, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York

Others at this command:
October 1926
Lieutenant, under instruction, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at this command:
January 1927
Lieutenant, under instruction, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at this command:
April 1927
Lieutenant, under instruction, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at this command:
October 1927
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
January 1928
Lieutenant, USS Medusa

Others at this command:
April 1928
Lieutenant, USS Medusa

Others at this command:
July 1928
Lieutenant, USS Medusa

Others at this command:
October 1928
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
January 1929
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
April 1929
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
July 1929
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
October 1929
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
January 1930
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
April 1930
Lieutenant, USS Medusa
October 1930
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
January 1931
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
April 1931
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
July 1931
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
October 1931
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
January 1932
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
April 1932
Lieutenant, General Electric Co., Schenectady, New York
October 1932
Lieutenant, USS Portland

Others at this command:
January 1933
Lieutenant, USS Portland

Others at this command:
April 1933
Lieutenant, USS Portland

July 1933
Lieutenant, USS Portland

October 1933
Lieutenant, USS Portland

April 1934
Lieutenant, USS Portland

July 1934
Lieutenant, USS Portland

October 1934
Lieutenant, USS Portland

January 1935
Lieutenant, USS Portland

April 1935
Lieutenant, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.


Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LT Mark Crouter '20 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
October 1935
Lieutenant, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LCDR Mark Crouter '20 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
January 1936
Lieutenant, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LCDR Mark Crouter '20 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
April 1936
Lieutenant, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LCDR Mark Crouter '20 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT Julian Jordan '25 (Receiving Station)
July 1936
Lieutenant Commander, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at this command:

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LCDR Mark Crouter '20 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT Henry Batterton '23 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT Julian Jordan '25 (Receiving Station)
LTjg Warren Graf '27 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
January 1937
Lieutenant Commander, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at this command:

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Experimental Diving Unit)
LT Henry Batterton '23 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT Julian Jordan '25 (Receiving Station)
LT Warren Graf '27 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
April 1937
Lieutenant Commander, Naval Gun Factory, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Others at or embarked at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.:
LT John Hollowell, Jr. '22 (Experimental Diving Unit)
LT Henry Batterton '23 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT William France '24 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
LT Julian Jordan '25 (Receiving Station)
LT Warren Graf '27 (Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.)
September 1937
Lieutenant Commander, gunnery officer, USS Pennsylvania


Others at or embarked at this command:
LT John Yoho '29 (Observation Squadron (VO) 1)
January 1938
Lieutenant Commander, gunnery officer, USS Pennsylvania


Others at or embarked at this command:
LT John Yoho '29 (Observation Squadron (VO) 1)
October 1939
Lieutenant Commander, gunnery officer, USS Pennsylvania

June 1940
Lieutenant Commander, inspector of ordnance, Bausch and Lomb Optical Company, Rochester, New York

Others at this command:
November 1940
Commander, inspector of ordnance, Bausch and Lomb Optical Company, Rochester, New York

Others at this command:
April 1941
Commander, inspector of ordnance, Bausch and Lomb Optical Company, Rochester, New York

Others at this command:


Class of 1920

Elmer is one of 28 members of the Class of 1920 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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