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Ridley Mclean Edit Profile

Naval officer

Ridley Mclean, American naval officer. Served on board protected cruiser San Francisco, 1894-1895, later on battleships Indiana, Oregon, and other vessels.

Background

Mclean, Ridley was born on November 10, 1872 in Pulaski, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thornton and Sallie (Ridley) M.

Education

Student, University of Tennessee, 1888-1890. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1894.

Career

Step-children (adopted)—Olive Beatrice, Gale. Commissioned ensign, July 1, 1896. Promoted Lieutenant (junior grade), July 1, 1899.

Lieutenant, August 7, 1901. Lieutenant commander, July 1, 1907. Commander, July 1, 1913.

Judge advisory general with rank of captain, November 5, 1913. Captain, August 31, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Bluejacket’s Manual, 1902.

Membership

Served on board protected cruiser San Francisco, 1894-1895, later on battleships Indiana, Oregon, and other vessels.

Connections

Married Olive Gale, November 8, 1916.

father:
Thornton M.

mother:
Sallie (Ridley) M.

spouse:
Olive Gale