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Elmo Russell Zumwalt, III

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Tulare County, California, United States
Death: August 13, 1988 (42)
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States (Lymphoma, possibly the result of Agent Orange)
Place of Burial: Ashes scattered
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Son of Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Chief of Naval Operations and Mouza Zumwalt
Husband of <private> Zumwalt (Counselman)
Brother of <private> Coppola (Zumwalt); <private> Zumwalt and <private> Zumwalt-Weathers

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About Elmo R. Zumwalt III

Elmo Russell Zumwalt III served under his father as a swift-boat commander during the Vietnam War. Swift boats patrolled the coasts, harbors, and rivers of Vietnam. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Patrol_Craft

Elmo Zumwalt III died of cancer in 1988, aged 42, possibly as a result of Agent Orange. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_Orange

Zumwalt said in 1986 that "'I am a lawyer and I don't think I could prove in court, by the weight of the existing scientific evidence, that Agent Orange is the cause of all the medical problems - nervous disorders, cancer and skin problems - reported by Vietnam veterans, or of their children's severe birth defects. But I am convinced that it is."

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Elmo R. Zumwalt III's Timeline

July 30, 1946
Tulare County, California, United States
August 13, 1988
Age 42
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
Ashes scattered