WHEELER, Stanley A.

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Lt. Comdr. Stanley A. Wheeler, USN, Santa Babara Island, 1942.

Wheeler, Stanley Adams (1901-1957)[561-10-0635], a 1924 graduate of the University of Southern California and Lieutenant Commander and later Commander in the U.S. Navy. Wheeler authored several articles in the United States Naval Institute Proceedings. For many years Wheeler served as marine editor of a Los Angeles newspaper. He died on February 28, 1957 at age 56. Wheeler's wife, Genevieve Corwin Wheeler, was author of several fisheries articles. They had two daughters:

  • Genevieve Corwin Wheeler (b. 1932)
  • Helen Lorraine Wheeler (b. 1933)


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  • Wheeler, Stanley A. California’s Little Known Channel Islands in United States Naval Institute Proceedings 70:493 (257-269), March 1944.
  • Wheeler, Genevieve Corwin A Bibliography of the Tunas in Fish Bulletin No. 22, Division of Fish & Game of California. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries. 1929.
  • Wheeler, Genevieve Corwin A Bibliography of the Sardines in Fish Bulletin No. 36, Division of Fish & Game of California. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries. 1931.




In the News~

Jan. 2, 1957 []: “Magazine Carries Article By CDR. Wheeler. Commander Stanley A. Wheeler, U.S.N.R. (Retired), is the author of "The Lost Merchant Fleet of Japan" in the December 1956 issue of the U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings. A one time resident of Redlands, CDR. Wheeler is now member of the the staff of the San Bernardino County Probation Department. A graduate of the University of Southern California in 1924, Mr. Wheeler was first commissioned in the U. S. Naval Reserve in 1934. Before retiring in 1950 he had 10 years of active duty in the U. S. Navy including assignments as assistant district intelligence officer of the 11th and 15th Naval Districts. Mr. Wheeler was for 13 years the marine editor of the Los Angeles Evening Herald & Express. Many of his articles and photographs have appeared in yachting and shipping publications. His article on the Japanese merchant fleet is his fifth to be published by the naval magazine.”