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Leahy, William Daniellocked

(06 May 1875–20 July 1959)
  • Robert James Maddox

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Leahy, William Daniel (06 May 1875–20 July 1959), naval officer, was born in Hampton, Iowa, the son of Michael Arthur Leahy, a lawyer and local politician, and Rose Hamilton. In 1882 the Leahy family moved to Wisconsin, where William lived until he received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1893. He married Louise Tennent Harrington in 1904; they had one son, who became a naval officer of flag rank....

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