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William Leake Mann, American naval officer. Awarded special letter of Commendation by Navy Department for Service in World War I; World War I medal, Medal Militaire (Haiti), Haitian Campaign medal. Fellow American College Surgeons; member Association Military Surgeons (president 1943). International College Surgeons Presbyterian; Mason (Shriner).; Club: Army and Navy.


Mann, William Leake was born on July 26, 1884 in Georgetown, Texas, United States. Son of William Leake and Annie (Taliaferro) Mann.


Graduated from Nava War College, Naval Medical School, School Aviation Medicine, Medical Field Service School. Ph. B., Southwestern University of Texas, 1903, A.M., 1904. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1908.


Wife of Major W. C. Chamberlin, United States.M.C.). Commissioned Lieutenant Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1908, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, June 1943. Has had service at sea, in China, Philippines, Haiti.

Medical director, Gendarmerie d’Haiti, 1919-1922. Post surgeon, Marine Barracks, Quantico, Virginia, 1917-1919 and 1934-1936. Force surgeon, Fleet Marine Force, commanding officer, Naval Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940-1942.

Medical officer in command, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1942-1943. Now district medical officer, 13th Naval District Delaware to International Congress of Military Medicine. Bucharest, Rumania, 1937.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals and navy bulletins.


Fellow American College Surgeons. Member Association Military Surgeons (president 1943). International College Surgeons Presbyterian.

Mason (Shriner).; Club: Army and Navy.


Married Ann Margaret Fegan, November 23, 1913.

William Leake Mann

Annie (Taliaferro) Mann

Ann Margaret Fegan