Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915

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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

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referencedIn Cooling, B. Franklin. Research notes. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915. Signature, 1890. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Concord (Mass.). Committee on Gunboat "Concord.". Records of Concord, Mass., Committee on Gunboat "Concord", 1889-1891. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin Franklin, 1830-. Autograph letter signed : New York, to John Schuyler Crosby, 1906 Dec. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin Franklin, 1830-. Autograph letter signed : B'klyn, to Comm. of the B'klyn Art Association, 1883 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cooling, B. Franklin,. Papers, 1832-1915. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Ashley W. Cole Letters, 1882-1916 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Ritchie, Samuel J., 1838-1908. Papers, 1870-1920. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Robert Bonner papers, 1860-1899 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn David B. Hill Papers, 1885-1910 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915. Naval order, July 18, 1889. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Bonner, Robert, 1824-1899. Robert Bonner papers, 1860-1899. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Thruston, Gates Phillips, 1835-1912. Military officer correspondence, 1855-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Benjamin Harrison Papers, 1780-1948, (bulk 1853-1901) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915. Papers of Benjamin F. Tracy, 1870-1924 (bulk 1889-1893). Library of Congress
creatorOf Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. Papers of Henry Ward Beecher, 1852-1884. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948 (bulk 1853-1901). Library of Congress
referencedIn Tracy, Robert S. (Robert Sylvester). Robert S. Tracy collection of Tracy family papers, 1817-1916 (bulk 1896-1916). Ohio Genealogical Society
creatorOf Tracy, Benjamin Franklin, 1830-. Autograph receipt signed : Office of U.S. Dist. Att'y B'klyn, 1870 Dec. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. person
associatedWith Bonner, Robert, 1824-1899. person
associatedWith Clyde, Wm. P. (William P.) person
associatedWith Cole, Ashley W. person
associatedWith Concord (Mass.). Committee on Gunboat "Concord." corporateBody
associatedWith Cooling, B. Franklin, person
associatedWith Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914, person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dickens, Francis W., 1844-1910. person
associatedWith Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918. person
correspondedWith Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. person
associatedWith Hill, David Bennett, 1843-1910 person
associatedWith Johnson, Jessie, 1863-1951. person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. person
associatedWith Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910. person
associatedWith Ritchie, Samuel J., 1838-1908. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Tallapoosa (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Tracy, Robert S. (Robert Sylvester) person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy Dept. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Venezuela
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Spanish--American War, 1898--Naval operations
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Lawyers
Soldiers
Cabinet officers
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Birth 1830-04-26

Death 1915-08-06

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