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William H. Standley

AKA William Harrison Standley

Born: 18-Dec-1872
Birthplace: Ukiah, CA
Died: 25-Oct-1963
Location of death: San Diego, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Chief of Naval Operations, 1933-37

Military service: US Navy (1895-37, eventually as Admiral)

Wife: (one son, four daughters)
Son: William Standley

    University: U.S. Naval Academy (1895)
    Administrator: Commandant of Midshipmen, U.S. Naval Academy (1916-19)
    University: Naval War College (1920-21)

    OSS Agent (1944-45)
    US Ambassador to the USSR (1942-43)
    US Official Member, Roberts Commission (1942)
    US Official Navy Board for Production Awards (1941-42)
    US Official Naval Representative, Planning Board, Office of Production Management (1941)
    Chief of Naval Operations (1933-37)
    US Official Director, War Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (1923-26)


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