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LC-DIG-HEC-27918 (19022494483)

LC-DIG-HEC-27918 (19022494483)

 
 
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LC-DIG-HEC-27918: Secretary of the Navy, Charles Edison, pictured on January 5, 1940. He was appointed as Secretary as Claude A. Swanson died several months previously. Edison served from January 2, 1940 to June 24, 1940. He was succeeded by Frank Knox. Edison later served as the 42nd Governor of New Jersey. He died on July 31, 1969. Photographed by Harris & Ewing. (7/10/2015).

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1940
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National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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