Luke McNamee

Luke McNamee

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Luke McNamee (1871 - December 30, 1952) was a United States Navy Admiral, businessman, and the 10th and 12th Naval Governor of Guam. He served in the Navy for 42 years, during which time he held multiple commands. During the Spanish-American War, he earned the Navy Cross, and later the Legion of Honour. Earlier on his career, he served as governor, and expanded funding for fighting the infectious diseases running through the native population. He represented the US Navy as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. He later became Director of the Office of Naval Intelligence. He was promoted to full admiral after being placed in charge of the Battle Fleet. After this command, he served as President of the Naval War College before retiring in 1934. After leaving the Navy, he became President and Chairman of the Mackay Radio and Telegraph Company, where he aggressively expanded telegraph and radio service overseas.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134926167
  • 9786134926164