William F. Halsey (William Frederick Halsey Jr.)

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Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
US Admiral William "Bull" Halsey was born William Frederick Halsey Jr., in Elizabeth, New Jersey, on October 30, 1882, the son of the late Capt. William F. Halsey, US Navy. President William McKinley appointed Halsey to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, in 1900. While at the Academy Halsey was a member of the "Lucky Bag" yearbook staff, president of the Athletic Assocaition and got his letter in football (fullback). He also won the honor of having his name engraved on the Thompson Trophy Cup as the Midshipman who had done the most during the year for the promotion of athletics. Read more...


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