James C. Irwin

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James C. Irwin
Born(1929-06-07)June 7, 1929
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
DiedMarch 21, 2018(2018-03-21) (aged 88)
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
Buried atNational Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Allegiance United States
Service/branchUnited States Coast Guard
Years of service42 years
RankVice admiral
Commands heldVice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard

James Clarence Irwin (June 7, 1929 – March 21, 2018) was an American military personnel. He was a retired vice admiral in the United States Coast Guard. He was Vice Commandant from 1986 to 1988.[1] Irwin was born in Des Moines, Iowa.[2]

Irwin died on March 21, 2018 of Alzheimer's disease in Chandler, Arizona at the age of 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Reagan Appoints Rear Adm. Irwin Coast Guard Vice Commandant". apnewsarchive.com. Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  2. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (1986). Nominations--May-July: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, on May 16, 1986, Vice Adm. Paul A. Yost, Jr., to be Commandant, and Rear Adm. James C. Irwin, to be Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard; July 22, 1986, James Burnett, to be Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board. U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2015-09-11.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. "James "Jim" Irwin's Obituary on The Arizona Republic". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 27 March 2018.