Commandant of midshipmen

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The commandant of midshipmen is the second-in-command at the United States Naval Academy. According to the Naval Academy, the commandant of midshipmen is "responsible for the professional development and day-to-day activities of all 4,500 Midshipmen in the Brigade" and equates to a dean of students at a civilian university." The commandant reports to the superintendent. Modern commandants typically hold the Navy rank of captain. The current commandant is Captain William D. Byrne JR..

List of Commandants of Midshipmen[edit]

  1. Lieutenant James Harman Ward 1845-1847
  2. Lieutenant Sydney Smith Lee 1848-1851
  3. Lieutenant Thomas Tingey Craven 1851-1855
  4. Lieutenant Joseph Foster Green 1855-1858
  5. Lieutenant Thomas Tingey Craven 1858-1860
  6. Lieutenant Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers 1860-1861
  7. Lieutenant George Washington Rodgers 1861-1862
  8. Lieutenant Edward Simpson 1862–186
  9. Commander Thomas G. Corbin 1863-1863
  10. Commander Donald McNeill Fairfax 1863-1865
  11. Lieutenant Commander Stephen B. Luce 1865-1868
  12. Captain Napoleon Bonaparte Harrison 1868-1870
  13. Captain Samuel P. Carter 1870-1873
  14. Commander Kidder Randolph Breese 1873-1875
  15. Commander Edward Terry 1875-1878
  16. Commander Frederick Vallette McNair, Sr. 1878-1883
  17. Commander Norman von Heldreich Farquhar 1883-1886
  18. Commander Charles Lathrop Huntington 1886-1887
  19. Commander Purnell Frederick Harrington 1887-1889
  20. Commander Henry Glass 1889-1891
  21. Commander Colby Mitchell Chester 1891-1895
  22. Commander Willard Herbert Brownson 1895 – 1896
  23. Commander Edwin White 1896-1898
  24. Commander Charles Thomas Hutchins 1898-1900
  25. Commander Charles Ellwood Colahan 1900 - 1903
  26. Commander Charles Johnston Badger 1903 - 1905
  27. Captain George Partridge Colvocoresses 1905 - 1907
  28. Commander William S. Benson 1907 - 1908
  29. Commander Charles Augustus Gove 1908 - 1909
  30. Commander George Ramsey Clark 1909 - 1910
  31. Commander Robert Edward Coontz 1910 - 1911
  32. Commander George Wood Logan 1911 - 1914
  33. Captain Guy Hamilton Burrage 1914 - 1915
  34. Captain Lloyd Horwitz Chandler Summer 1915
  35. Captain Louis McCoy Nulton 1915 - 1918
  36. Captain William H. Standley 1918 - 1919
  37. Captain Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. 1919 - 1921
  38. Captain Thomas Richardson Kurtz 1921 - 1924
  39. Captain Harold Earle Cook 1924 - 1925
  40. Captain Sinclair Gannon 1925 - 1928
  41. Captain Charles Philip Snyder 1928 - 1931
  42. Captain Henry David Cooke, Jr. 1931 - 1932
  43. Captain Ralston Smith Holmes 1932-1935
  44. Captain Forde Anderson Todd 1935 - 1937
  45. Rear Admiral Milo Frederick Draemel 1937 - 1940
  46. Captain Francis Alfred L. Vossler 1940 - 1941
  47. Captain Mahlon Tisdale 1941 - 1942
  48. Captain Harvey Edward Overesch 1942 - 1943
  49. Captain Stuart Shadrick Murray 1943 - 1945
  50. Rear Admiral Stuart Howe Ingersoll 1945 - 1947
  51. Captain Frank Trenwith Ward 1947 - 1949
  52. Captain Carleton R. Adams 1949
  53. Captain Robert B. Pirie 1949-1952
  54. Rear Admiral Charles Allen Buchanan - 1952-1954
  55. Captain Robert T.S. Keith 1954-1956
  56. Captain Allen M. Shinn 1956-1958
  57. Captain Frederick L. Ashworth 1958
  58. Captain William F. Bringle 1958-1960
  59. Captain James H. Mini 1960-1961
  60. Captain Charles S. Minter, Jr. 1961-1964
  61. Captain Sheldon H. Kinney 1964-1967
  62. Captain Lawrence T. Heyworth Jr. 1967-1969
  63. Captain Robert P. Coogan 1969-1971
  64. Captain Max K. Morris 1971-1973
  65. Captain Donald K. Forbes 1973-1976
  66. Captain James A. Winnefeld 1976-1978
  67. Captain Jack N. Darby 1978-1979
  68. Rear Admiral William F. "Scot" McCauley 1979-1981
  69. Captain Leon A. Edney 1981-1984
  70. Captain Leslie N. Palmer 1984
  71. Captain Stephan K. Chadwick 1985-1986
  72. Captain Howard W. Habermeyer Jr. 1987-1990
  73. Captain Joseph W. Prueher 1989-1990
  74. Captain Michael D. Haskins 1990-1992
  75. Captain John Bramwell Padgett, III 1992-1994
  76. Captain William T. R. "Randy" Bogle 1994-1997
  77. Captain Gary Roughead 1997-December 1999
  78. Captain Samuel J. Locklear 1999-December 2001
  79. Colonel John R. Allen (first Marine Corps officer to serve as commandant; selected brigadier general, January 2003) January 2002 – September 2003
  80. Captain Charles J. "Joe" Leidig, Jr. September 2003-June 2005
  81. Captain Bruce E. Grooms June 2005-December 2006
  82. Captain Margaret D. Klein December 2006-June 2008 (first woman to serve as commandant)
  83. Captain Matthew L. Klunder June 2008-April 2010
  84. Captain Robert E. Clark II April 2010-May 2013
  85. Captain William D. Byrne JR. May 2013-Present