The Class of 1959 website --established in 1997 by David Sullivan -- was one of the very first the Naval Academy published. Starting in 2015, the website was completely redone. Now incorporating Remote Web Design, fully dynamic site with backend database and security enhancements. All should be complete in late 2021. As of 4/14/2021 Class of '59 database statistics are in this pop-up with updates and memorial additions shown here with the most recent listed first.
Additions or Updates 4/14/2021
Within 60 days after DOD dates are received, entries are removed from this bubble.
NOTE: The USNA 1959 website will be updated on a very limited basis from
April 5 thru April 27.
Services (USNA Annapolis) - Rosemary E. SELLERS (20th Co. Les Sellers) Date_2021-04-26
Services (USNA Annapolis) - Shirley S. BILLINGS (6th Co. Tom Billings) Date_2021-06-02
Services (USNA Annapolis) - Daniel M. TRUAX (6th Co.) Date_2021-06-03
Services (USNA Annapolis) - William G. CLAUTICE (3rd Co.) Date_2021-07-26
Arlington National Cemetery - Donald SHELTON (9th Co.) Date_Pending
Services (USNA-Annapolis) - David P. DOELGER (8th Co.) Date_Pending
Services (USNA-Annapolis) - Hugh W. RHODES (23rd Co.) Date_Pending
Services (USNA-Annapolis) - Robin (Bob) L. STARCK (12th Co.) Date_Pending
Obituary -Peter C. SCHON (2nd Co.) Date_4/10/2021_DOD
Obituary - John A. AHO (2nd Co.) Date_3/21/2021_DOD
Obituary - Robert L. VARILEK (DNG-no Co.) Date_3/13/2021_DOD - received 4/13/2021
Obituary - Chester I. BURNETT (22nd Co.) Date_11/08/2018_DOD - received 3/30/2021
This interim site will be operational until the new Class of 1959 website is tested, reviewed and then approved by the Class Executive Committee.
The new site will be database driven, making it over time far less time consuming to maintain. Until the new comprehensive website is established, information maintained in the Transition interim site will include the following:
Minimal Information on this site...for now
|Current Overall '59 Data Base Count|
|Total: 1145 || Assumed Living: 709 || Known Deceased: 436 || Active Duty Deaths: 40|
|Total Graduate Entries: 796 || Grads Assumed Living: 452 || Grads Known Deceased: 344|
Please email the Data Administrator, Pete Stout, if you have any questions, concerns, data presentation ideas, concerns or, most important, classmate updates.