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.
How did James O. Richardson die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||95 years|
|Birthday||September 18, 1878|
|Death date||May 2, 1974|
|Place of death||Bethesda, Maryland, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|