FIRST ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY ON THIS DATE IN 1899

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President McKinley, above, signed a measure that created the rank of Admiral for the 
U.S. Navy, the most senior rank. The first admiral was George Dewey, seen below.

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George Dewey

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