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Captain United States Navy

Adolphus ANDREWS, Captain. United States Navy.


ANDREWS, Adolphus was born on October 7, 1879 in Galveston, Texas. Son of Adolphus Rutherford and Lula Caroline (Davis) Andrews.


University of Texas; United States Naval Academy., 1901; Naval War College, 1919-1920


White House Naval Aide to President Roosevelt, 1904-1906. Executive Officer, United States Ship Mississippi, 1917-1918. Command United States Ship Massachusetts, 1918.

Escorted Prince of Denmark throughout United States, 1918. Command United States Ship Prometheus, 1920-1921. Assistant Chief of Staff, United States Fleet, 1921-1922.

Naval Aide to President Harding and in coma. United States Ship Mayflower, 1922-1923. Accompanied President Harding to Alaska, 1923.

Naval Aide, President Coolidge, 1923-1926. Designated by Pres, as naval member of American Representation on Geneva Preparatory Common for Reduction of Armaments, 1926. Designated as Naval Advisor on Limitation of Arms Conference, Great Britain, Japan, United States, held at Geneva, 1927.

Command, United States Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, 1926-1929. Commanding United States Ship Texas, since 1929.


  • Clubs: Metropolitan, Army and Navy, New York Yacht, Columbia Yacht, University, Racquet.


Spouse Berenice Platter, September 16, 1914.