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Naval officer

Edward Macauley, American naval officer. Awarded Spanish-American War, West Indian and Philippine campaign medals, Victory Medal, Navy Cross; Officer Legion of Honor (France); Officer Order of Leopold (Belgium).

Background

Macauley, Edward was born on August 13, 1875 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edward and Frances (Steele) Macauley.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1896.

Career

Oliver (deceased), John Arnot, Michael. Promoted ensign United States Navy, 1898, through grades to captain, 1918. On board Brooklyn, battle of Santiago, etc., Spanish-American War, 1898.

Duty with Evacuation Commission, P.R. On staff Admiral Dewey in P.I., special shore duty with army. Commander Scorpion, 1913.

In Turkey for end of 1st and 2d Balkan wars and until March 1915. Duty in Office Naval Intelligence, Washington, September 1915, assistant director, March 1916-July 1918. Special duty abroad, several months.

Commanding United States Ship George Washington, October 1918-November 1919, taking President Wilson to France for Peace Conference and return twice, also bringing King and Queen of Belgium for visit to the United States and return. Commanding United States Ship Huntington, 1919-1920. Commanding Mine Force, Pacific Fleet, 1920-1921.

Assistant commandant 12th Naval District, 1921-1922. Retired, November 14, 1922. Member Hibbs & McCauley, naval architects, marine engrs., San Francisco, 1924-1930, director Emergency Relief, San Mateo County, California, 1932-1933.

Administrator Federal Civil Works Administration for California, 1933-1934. Member National Longshoremen’s Board, 1933-1935. Member United States Maritime Commission, 1941-1946.

Deputy administrator War Shipping Administration, 1942-1946.

Membership

Member Hibbs & McCauley, naval architects, marine engrs., San Francisco, 1924-1930, director Emergency Relief, San Mateo County, California, 1932-1933. Member National Longshoremen’s Board, 1933-1935. Member United States Maritime Commission, 1941-1946.

Member Loyal Legion, Descendants of Signers. Clubs: New York Yacht (New York).

Connections

Married Jean Oliver, February 8, 1913. Children: Barbara (Mistress Macauley Brown), Edward, Geo.

father:
Edward Macauley

mother:
Frances (Steele) Macauley

spouse:
Jean Oliver

children:
Barbara Macauley (Mistress Macauley Brown)

Geo Macauley

Edward Macauley