James Harrison Oliver

James Harrison Oliver

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Harrison Oliver was a Rear Admiral and member of the Naval Board of Strategy during World War I. He was also the first military Governor of the United States Virgin Islands from 1917 to 1919. He was often referred to as J. H. Oliver.Oliver was born in Houston County, Georgia. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1872 and the United States Naval Academy in 1877. In 1893, he moved to Shirley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia and married; this would remain his home, while not serving in the Navy, for the remainder of his life.In 1904, while a Lieutenant Commander commanding the USS Culgoa, his ship was involved in a collision with a schooner in Delaware Bay which resulted in the deaths of 29 crewmembers of the schoonershow more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134944238
  • 9786134944236