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Photo #: NH 50445 (complete caption)

Senior Navy Department Officials and Officers

Standing in front the Navy Department's Main Navy Building, Washington, D.C., 27 December 1920, prior to a visit to Mrs. George Dewey.
Standing in front row are (left to right):
Rear Admiral Charles B. McVay, Jr., Chief, Bureau of Ordnance;
Rear Admiral Samuel McGowan, (SC), outgoing Chief, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts;
Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels;
Assistant Secretary Gordon Woodbury; and
Admiral Robert E. Coontz, Chief of Naval Operations;
Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, General Board;
Rear Admiral Henry T. Mayo, General Board; and Major General John A. Lejeune, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps.
Standing in second row are (left to right):
Rear Admiral George R. Clark, Judge Advocate General;
Rear Admiral Christian J. Peoples, (SC) incoming Chief, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts;
Rear Admiral Robert S. Griffin, Chief, Bureau of Engineering (with white beard, standing between Adm. Coontz and RAdm. Badger); and
Rear Admiral Thomas Washington, Chief, Bureau of Navigation (standing between RAdm. Mayo and MGen. Lejeune).
Standing in third row are (left to right):
Lieutenant Commander Lee. P. Warren;
Rear Admiral Richard H. Jackson, General Board;
Lieutenant Colonel L. C. Lucas, USMC (Retired);
Rear Admiral Charles W. Parks, (CEC), Chief, Bureau of Yards and Docks;
Rear Admiral Edward R. Stitt, (MC), Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery;
Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, (CC), Chief, Bureau of Construction and Repair;
Rear Admiral Andrew T. Long, Director of Naval Intelligence;
Commander Martin K. Metcalf;
Rear Admiral William L. Rogers, General Board (in front of lamp post); and
Commander Percy W. Foote, Aide to the Secretary of the Navy.

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10 May 2000