USS HOUSTON CA 30
“The galloping Ghost of the
FREDERIC HAYNES RAMSEY
From:The Sunday Oregonian Portland, March , 1942
Captain Ramsey was born in
Seeking a career in the armed forces afloat, Ramsey was
encouraged by his uncle, a marine officer, to enlist in the marines as a
private. He was given training at the marines’ basic school,
Upon completing the basic course training in 1935, he was assigned to duty on the USS Texas, a battleship. During recent years he was promoted to first lieutenant and finally to the rank of captain about a year ago.
Captain Ramsey’s wife and two small sons reside in
Ramsey was born
He is the son of Horace Marion Ramsey and Helen G.
Rams-dell. His father, Pacific University '99, is a clergyman, dean of St.
He prepared at the
During Freshman year he roomed at 49 Wiggins Street with D. G. Aldrich; Sophomore year at 49 Wiggins Street, alone ; Junior year at 432 Cuyler with D. B. MacNeil and E. W. Miller; Senior year at 432 Cuyler with D. B. MacNeil and D. G. Aldrich.
Ramsey is an Episcopalian and a Democrat.
His permanent address is