William Shepherd Benson

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William Shepherd Benson, ( – ) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George P. Colvocoresses
Commandant of Midshipmen, Naval Academy
1907 – 1908
Succeeded by
Charles A. Gove
Preceded by
Henry T. Mayo
Captain of U.S.S. Albany
3 Oct, 1908[1]
Succeeded by
Clarence S. Williams
Preceded by
Robert M. Doyle
Captain of U.S.S. Missouri
10 Oct, 1909 – 23 Dec, 1909
Succeeded by
William R. Rush
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Utah
31 Aug, 1911[2] – 25 Jun, 1913[3][4][Inference]
Succeeded by
Louis S. Van Duzer
Preceded by
Albert W. Grant
Commandant, Navy Yard, Philadelphia
15 Aug, 1913[5] – 3 Dec, 1915[6][Inference]
Succeeded by
Robert L. Russell
Preceded by
New Command
Chief of Naval Operations
11 May, 1915[7] – 25 Sep, 1919[8]
Succeeded by
Robert E. Coontz

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 12.
  2. DANFS.
  3. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 10.
  4. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 10.
  5. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 10.
  6. Register of Officers, 1917. pp. 10-11.
  7. Wikipedia
  8. Wikipedia