Edmund Spence Root

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Edmund Spence Root ( – ) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John M. Smeallie
Captain of U.S.S. Barry
30 Dec, 1909 – 4 Apr, 1910
Succeeded by
Lloyd W. Townsend
Preceded by
Lloyd W. Townsend
Captain of U.S.S. Bainbridge
4 Apr, 1910 – 23 Dec, 1911
Succeeded by
Burton H. Green
Preceded by
?
Commanding, First Division, Asiatic Torpedo Fleet
1910[1] – 1911[2][3]
Succeeded by
Burton H. Green
as Commanding, First Group, Torpedo Flotilla. Asiatic Fleet
Preceded by
William Reynolds Purnell
Captain of U.S.S. Rowan
3 Jul, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Rizal
28 May, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John D. Pennington
Captain of U.S.S. Panther
before 1 Jan, 1922[5]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Willis W. Bradley, Jr.
Commandant, Naval Station, and Naval Governor, Guam
15 Mar, 1931[6] – 21 Jun, 1933[7]
Succeeded by
George A. Alexander

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 36. Formation is new that year.
  2. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 36.
  3. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 38.
  4. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 28-29.
  5. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 22-23.
  6. Wikipedia
  7. Wikipedia