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Naval officer

George Wightman Mcelroy, American naval officer. Served on Gloucester, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Mcelroy, George Wightman was born on March 19, 1858 in Henry, Illinois, United States. Son of George B. and Mary (Good) M.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Assistant engineer June 20, 1880. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, August 29, 1916.

Membership

Served on Gloucester, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

father:
George B. M.

mother:
Mary (Good) M.