| Share

Cameron McRae Winslow

Winslow, Cameron McRae (wĭnzˈlō) [key], 1854–1932, American naval officer, b. Washington, D.C. He served on the Nashville in the Spanish-American War, and for his heroism off Cienfuegos, Cuba—where he commanded an expedition that cut the cables between Cuba and Europe—he was advanced five numbers in rank. Winslow was (1905) naval aide to President Theodore Roosevelt and in 1911 was promoted to rear admiral. He served (1911–13) as commander in the Atlantic Fleet and later (1915–16) was commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Cameron McRae Winslow from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. History: Biographies

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring