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Naval officer

William Woodward Phelps, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross and letter of commendation from sec. member General Board of the Navy, 1924-1926.

Background

Phelps, William Woodward was born on November 26, 1869 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1889.

Career

Officer Mayflower, 1905-1906. Navigator and exec; officer Delaware, 1910-1912. Chief of staff, Naval War College, Aug.

General Board of the Navy, 1924-1926.

Membership

Member General Board of the Navy, 1924-1926.

Connections

Children: Constance (deceased), Woodward (deceased), Southwick.

children:
Constance Phelps (deceased)

Woodward Phelps (deceased)

Southwick Phelps