How Elmo R. Zumwalt Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Elmo R. Zumwalt reached the respectable age of 79 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous war hero.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Chief of Naval Operations who ordered the spraying of Agent Orange in Vietnam.

He forced the Navy to liberalize, removing, for example, the ban on beards and long hair.

He eventually learned of Agent Orange’s toxic effects and tried unsuccessfully to keep his son and others out of harm’s way.

His son was exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam and developed severe health problems as a result.

He and John Kerry both commanded Swift Boats in Vietnam.

How did Elmo R. Zumwalt die?

Information about the death of Elmo R. Zumwalt
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death79 years
ProfessionWar Hero
BirthdayNovember 29, 1920
Death dateJanuary 2, 2000
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A