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Naval officer

Francis Xavier Mcinerney, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Presidential Unit citation, Commendation ribbon with star, World War I and II medals, also various area ribbons and medals. Member Bar Supreme Court of the United States Court District of Columbia, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

Mcinerney, Francis Xavier was born on March 28, 1899 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States. Son of Thomas and Phyllis (O’Neill) Mcinerney.

Education

Student of University of Colorado, 1916-1917. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1920. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1935.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1920, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1947. Commanded destroyer Smith, 1941, destroyer div. and squadron, 1942-1943. Commanded destroyers in Battle of Kula Gulf, 1943, Kalombangoro and Solomons campaign, 1943.

Commanded battleship Washington, 1945-1946, cruiser div., 1947-1948. Admitted to bar Supreme Court of the United States Court, District of Columbia, 1935.

Membership

Member Bar Supreme Court of the United States Court District of Columbia, Delta Tau Delta. Clubs: Army-Navy Country (Arlington, Virginia).

Connections

Married Katharine Hammann, May 20, 1924. Children: Joan, Robert.

father:
Thomas Mcinerney

mother:
Phyllis (O’Neill) Mcinerney

spouse:
Katharine Hammann

children:
Joan Mcinerney

Robert Mcinerney