John H. Hoover
United States admiralDied when: 83 years 201 days (1002 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
John Howard Hoover (May 15, 1887 – December 2, 1970) was a United States Navy admiral who held several flag commands during World War II most notably those in the Central Pacific under Chester W.
Nimitz.Hoover became one of Nimitz's trusted if little known admirals of the Pacific war.He was also a great-uncle of The Doors lead singer Jim Morrison.
Vice Admiral Hoover served as Commander, Forward Area, Pacific Ocean Areas, during the buildup of Boeing B-29 Superfortress Very Heavy Bomber units in 1944-45 in the Mariana Islands.
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