Standley, William Harrison, ADM

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1944-1945, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Service Years
1895 - 1937

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Contact Info
Home Town
Ukiah, California
Last Address
San Diego, California

Date of Passing
Oct 25, 1963
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 2, Lot 1188-2

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Last Known Activity

Admiral Standley was twice recalled to active duty during World War II

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Admiral William H. Standley was the 6th CNO
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Alert (AS-4)NAVSTA Mare Island, CAUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)CNO - OPNAVVice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), CNO - OPNAVCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  1895-1897, USS Olympia (C-6)
  1897-1898, USS Monterey (BM-6)
  1898-1898, USS Alert (AS-4)
  1898-1901, USS Yorktown (PG-1)
  1901-1901, USS Marietta (PG-15)
  1901-1902, San Francisco, Naval Hydrographic Office
  1902-1903, USS Pensacola (AK-7)
  1904-1905, USS Adams (1874)
  1906-1909, USS Independence (1814) - (ship of the line)
  1909-1910, USS Albany (CL-23)
  1910-1911, USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
  1911-1914, NAVSTA Mare Island, CA
  1914-1915, USS New Jersey (BB-16)
  1915-1916, USS Yorktown (PG-1)
  1916-1919, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1919-1920, USS Virginia (BB-13)
  1920-1921, Naval War College (Staff)
  1921-1921, USS Wright (AZ-1)
  1921-1923, Commander Battle Fleet
  1923-1926, CNO - OPNAV
  1926-1927, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1926-1927, USS California (BB-44)
  1927-1928, CNO - OPNAV
  1928-1930, Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), CNO - OPNAV
  1930-1931, Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
  1930-1931, Commander, Destroyers, US Fleet, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1931-1931, USS Omaha (CL-4)
  1931-1932, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
  1931-1932, USS Concord (CL-10)
  1932-1932, USS Detroit (CL-8)
  1932-1932, Commander, Battle Force, Pacific Fleet
  1932-1933, Commander, Cruiser Division FIVE
  1933-1933, USS California (BB-44)
  1933-1937, CNO - OPNAV
  1939-1940, The White House
  1944-1945, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Philippine Insurrections
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1891-1895, United States Naval Academy
  1920-1921, Naval War College
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