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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Leahy Hall

Named in Honor of Fleet Admiral William Danial Leahy United States Navy

 

— (6 May 1875 - 20 July 1959) —

 
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By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
1. Leahy Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Class of 1897, United States Naval Academy
USS Oregon, Battle of Santiago, 3 July 1898
Chief, Bureau of Ordnance, 1927-1931
Commander, Destroyers, Scouting Force, 1931-1933
Chief, Bureau of Navigation, 1933-1935
Vice Admiral, Commanding Battleships, Battle Fleet, 1935-1936
Commander-In-Chief, Battle Fleet, 1936-1937
Chief of Naval Operations, 1937-1939
Governor of Puerto Rico, 1939-1940
United States Ambassador to France, 1940-1941
Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, 1942-1949

As senior member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Fleet Admiral Leahy became a principal architect of the Allied Victory in World War II, and rendered outstanding services to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series list.
 
Location. 38° 58.985′ N, 76° 29.278′ 
Leahy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
2. Leahy Hall Marker
W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Memorial is at the intersection of Truxton Road and Parker Lane on Truxton Road. On the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Truxton Road, Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tripoli Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Tripoli Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Made from USS Lexington Recycled Plastic Waste (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14cm 3.5 inch Gun (about 300 feet away); Preble Hall (about 300 feet away); U.S. Naval Academy Museum (about 300 feet away); Sampson Hall (about 300 feet away); The English Frigate “Augusta” (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Leahy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
3. Leahy Hall Marker
Leahy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
4. Leahy Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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