Gleaves, Albert, 1858-1937

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Naval officer and historian.

From the description of Papers of Albert Gleaves, 1803-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77668816

Biographical Note

  • 1858, Jan. 1: Born, Nashville, Tenn.
  • 1877: Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1877 - 1878 : Duty in Hartford (sloop), South Atlantic Station
  • 1878 - 1879 : On leave from the United States Navy
  • 1879: Appointed midshipman Duty in Plymouth (sloop), North Atlantic Station
  • 1879 - 1883 : Duty in Nipsic (gunboat), European Station
  • 1882: Commissioned ensign
  • 1883 - 1884 : Duty in Trenton (screw steamer), Asiatic Station
  • 1884 - 1886 : Duty in Monocacy (gunboat), Asiatic Station
  • 1886: Duty in Trenton (screw steamer), Asiatic Station
  • 1886 - 1887 : Duty in Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1887 - 1889 : Duty in Naval Ordnance Proving Grounds, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1889: Married Evelina Heap
  • 1889 - 1891 : Duty in Dolphin (gunboat and dispatch vessel)
  • 1891 - 1892 : Duty in Boston (cruiser), Pacific Station
  • 1893 - 1895 : Duty in Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1896: Duty in navy yards in Washington, D.C., New York, California, and Virginia
  • 1897 - 1898 : Commanded Cushing (torpedo boat)
  • 1900 - 1901 : Duty in Alabama (battleship)
  • 1901 - 1902 : Commanded Dolphin (gunboat and dispatch vessel)
  • 1902 - 1904 : Commanded Mayflower (patrol vessel converted yacht)
  • 1904: Published James Lawrence, United States Navy, Commander of the "Chesapeake." New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1904 - 1908 : Inspector of ordnance, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I.
  • 1909 - 1910 : Aide to asssistant secretary of the navy Served on General Board under Admiral George Dewey
  • 1910 - 1911 : Commanded North Dakota (battleship)
  • 1911 - 1912 : Commanded Second Naval District
  • 1912 - 1914 : Commanded Third Naval District
  • 1914 - 1915 : Commanded Utah (battleship)
  • 1915: Promoted to rear admiral
  • 1916 - 1917 : Commanded Destroyer Force, Atlantic Fleet
  • 1917 - 1918 : Commanded Cruiser and Transport Force, Atlantic Fleet
  • 1918: Promoted to vice admiral
  • 1919: Promoted to admiral
  • 1919 - 1921 : Commanded Asiatic Fleet
  • 1921: Commanded First Naval District Published A History of the Transport Service . . . New York: George H. Doran Co.
  • 1923: Edited and published The Life of an American Sailor: Rear Admiral William Hensley Emory, United States Navy, from His Letters and Memoirs. New York: George H. Doran Co.
  • 1925: Published Life and Letters of Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce, United States Navy, Founder of the Naval War College. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • 1928 - 1931 : Governor of the Naval Home, Grays Ferry, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1937, Jan. 6: Died, Haverford, Pa.

From the guide to the Albert Gleaves Papers, 1803-1946, (bulk 1877-1937), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Cummings, Charles Kimball. Diary, October 11, 1917-September 9, 1918. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Josephus Daniels Papers, 1829-1948, (bulk 1913-1921) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Larew, Ada Campbell. Family papers, ca. 1919-1961. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.). Photograph album, 1905. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Gleaves, Albert, 1858-1937. Papers of Albert Gleaves, 1803-1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. Papers of Josephus Daniels, 1806-1948 (bulk 1913-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Mark L. Bristol Papers, 1882-1939, (bulk 1919-1939) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. F-111B ROLLOUT CEREMONY, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
creatorOf Gleaves, Albert, 1858-1937. Papers, 1924. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Rouland, Orlando, 1871-1945. Papers, 1905-1939. Grolier Club
referencedIn Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert), 1868-1939. Mark L. Bristol papers, 1882-1939 (bulk 1919-1939). Library of Congress
creatorOf Albert Gleaves Papers, 1803-1946, (bulk 1877-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Stephen Bleecker Luce Papers, 1799-1955, (bulk 1842-1912) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn U.S.S. President Lincoln Club. Records of the U.S.S. President Lincoln Club, 1913-1968. Library of Congress
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Alabama (Battleship : BB-8) corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama (Screw sloop) corporateBody
correspondedWith Allman, Norwood F. (Norwood Francis), 1893-1987 person
associatedWith Baldridge, Harry Alexander, 1880-1952. person
associatedWith Beard, W. E. person
associatedWith Benson, William Shepherd, 1855-1932. person
associatedWith Blakeslee, Edward G. person
correspondedWith Boggs, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence), 1865- person
correspondedWith Bowes, Julian W. person
associatedWith Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875. person
correspondedWith Breckinridge, Louisa P. person
correspondedWith Bristol, Mark L. (Mark Lambert), 1868-1939. person
correspondedWith Brownson, Willard H. (Willard Herbert), 1845-1935 person
correspondedWith Chack, Paul, 1876-1945 person
correspondedWith Chadwick, French Ensor, 1844-1919 person
correspondedWith Constien, E. T. person
associatedWith Cummings, Charles Kimball. person
associatedWith Cushing (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Cushing (Torpedo boat) corporateBody
associatedWith Czechoslovakia. Armáda. corporateBody
associatedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. person
correspondedWith Dewey, George, 1837-1917 person
associatedWith Dolphin (Gunboat and dispatch vessel) corporateBody
associatedWith Dolphin (Ship) corporateBody
correspondedWith Eller, Ernest McNeill, 1903- person
correspondedWith Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966 person
associatedWith Fox, Charles Eli, 1870-1926. person
correspondedWith Gardiner, William Howard person
correspondedWith Gavin, Gertrude Hill, 1883-1961 person
correspondedWith Gibbons, John Henry person
correspondedWith James, Jules, 1885-1957 person
associatedWith Japan. Rikugun. corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, Hilary Pollard, 1863-1938. person
associatedWith Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877-1960. person
associatedWith Larew, Ada Campbell. person
associatedWith Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. person
correspondedWith Luce, Stephen Bleecker, 1827-1917 person
correspondedWith Maxwell, Edith Rolfe, 1886-1963 person
associatedWith Mayflower (Patrol vessel) corporateBody
associatedWith Mayflower (Ship) corporateBody
correspondedWith Percy, J. C. (James Campbell), 1869-1928 person
correspondedWith Phelps, W. W. person
associatedWith Polk, Frank L. (Frank Lyon), 1871-1943. person
correspondedWith Post, Charles K. person
correspondedWith Post, Waldron Kintzing, 1868-1955 person
correspondedWith Price, Ernest Batson, 1890- person
associatedWith Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930. person
correspondedWith Rockenbach, S. D. (Samuel D.), 1869- person
associatedWith Rodgers, Raymond Perry, 1849-1925. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
correspondedWith Rouland, Orlando, 1871-1945. person
correspondedWith Sa, Zhenbing, 1859-1952 person
associatedWith Sellers, David Foote, 1874-1949. person
correspondedWith Shearer, M. E. person
correspondedWith Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900 person
associatedWith Slocum, Joshua, b. 1844. person
associatedWith United States Naval Torpedo Station (Newport, R.I.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Asiatic Fleet. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Atlantic Fleet. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S.S. President Lincoln Club. corporateBody
associatedWith West, Clifford Hardy, 1846-1911. person
associatedWith Wood, Spencer Shepherd, 1861-1940. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Russia
Soviet Union
Japan
Siberia (Russia)
East Asia
Soviet Union
United States
Japan
China
United States
China
Czechoslovakia
Subject
Communism
Torpedoes
Spanish--American War, 1898
Occupation
Historians
Naval officers
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Birth 1858-01-01

Death 1937-01-06

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