James O. Richardson

James O. Richardson's Death

Born (Birthday) September 18, 1878

Death Date May 2, 1974

Age of Death 95 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Profession War Hero

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Admiral in charge of Pearl Harbor prior to the Japanese attack.

He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and served in the Asiatic Squadron during the Philippines Campaign. Later, he commanded a heavy cruiser during World War I.

He was transferred to Pearl Harbor in 1940. He had immediate concerns about the location, seeing it as an easy target for the Japanese.