National Affairs: Leahy for Standley

Not many boys raised in Iowa go to sea, fewer still become admirals. Perhaps William Daniel Leahy would today be a corn-hog farmer if his Iowan parents had not moved when he was still young to Ashland, Wis., on the shore of Lake Superior. As it was, when he graduated from high school he wangled an appointment to the U. S. Naval Academy, and last week President Roosevelt announced that, effective Jan. 1 Admiral William Daniel Leahy, Commander of the Battle Force, will be Chief of Naval Operations, No. 1 U. S. sailor. He...

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