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naval officer.

Samuel Ellsworth Mccarty, American naval officer. Recipient medals World War I, two Secretary of Navy citations for duty in Pacific, medals for area occupation in European, Atlantic and Pacific Ocean areas during World World War II (United States), 1 medal (France).


Mccarty, Samuel Ellsworth was born on June 27, 1889 in West Alexander, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Ellsworth and Birdie (Bowman) Mccarty.


Degree in Business Administration, Business College, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1906. Student Princeton, 1918, 1919.


Sports editor, special writer Pittsburgh Leader, 1912-1915, political editor, 1915-1917. Entered United States Navy, 1917. Commissioned ensign, 1919, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1944.

Duty in Far East, 1921-1924, serving 13 months in Vladivostok (Russia) area during part of Russian revolution, 1922, stationed at Yokohama, Japan, 1923-1924, at time of earthquake which destroyed Yokohama and damaged Tokyo. Served in North Atlantic area, 1942-1943, Pacific area, 1944-1946. Aviation supply officer, United States Navy, responsible for support of naval air service 1947-1951.

General manager Martinolich Shipbldg. Company, San Diego, California.


Member California legislative harbor commission. Member overland mail commission. Member National Security Industrial Association, Military Order World War, Naval Academy Athletic Association.

Member Christian Church. Mason.; Clubs: Union League, Eucalyptus (president).


Married Gwendolyn Margaret Bowman, October 30, 1924.

Samuel Ellsworth Mccarty

Birdie (Bowman) Mccarty

Gwendolyn Margaret Bowman