Russell, James Sargent
Russell, James Sargent(1903– ) aviator; born in Tacoma, Wash. A 1926 U.S. Naval Academy graduate, he helped develop early naval air operations from battleships and aircraft carriers. Retiring with admiral's rank in 1965, he became a consultant for the Boeing Company.
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