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Naval officer

George William Laws, American naval officer. Served on Justin, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Laws, George William was born on February 11, 1870 in Channahon, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Mary (West) Laws.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1891.

Career

Assistant engineer, July 1, 1893. Passed assistant engineer, February 16, 1898. Translations to line as Lieutenant junior grade, March 3, 1899.

Promoted through grades to rear admiral, June 4, 1925.

Membership

Served on Justin, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

father:
William Laws

mother:
Mary (West) Laws