Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915Alternative names
Benjamin F. Tracy, a lawyer, served as Secretary of the Navy, 1889-1893, where he presided over the development of the Modern Navy and the increase in the number of battleships and the formation of a naval reserve. He resumed his law practice in New York in 1893 and died there in 1915.
From the description of Naval order, July 18, 1889. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 729740231
From the description of Signature, 1890. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17974213
U.S. secretary of the navy, lawyer, and soldier.
From the description of Papers of Benjamin F. Tracy, 1870-1924 (bulk 1889-1893). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452683
- Spanish--American War, 1898--Naval operations
- Cabinet officers
- Venezuela (as recorded)