Edward Simpson (governor)

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Edward E. Simpson was a United States Navy officer who briefly served as the acting 20th Naval Governor of Guam from May 8, 1916 to May 30, 1916.[1] Simpson, commandant of the U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay and the U.S. Naval Station Sangley Point, took the position pending the arrival of appointed Governor Captain Roy Campbell Smith.[2] Prior to his command, he served as a naval attaché to London in 1911.[3]


  1. ^ "Naval Era Governors of Guam". Guampedia. Guam: University of Guam. 10 August 2010. Archived from the original on 29 October 2010. Retrieved 29 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Cox, Leonard Martin; Edward John Dorn (1917). Kenneth Chafee McIntosh and Merlyn Grail Cook, ed. Island of Guam. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office. p. 46. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  3. ^ The Chicago Daily News Almanac and Year Book. Chicago: Chicago Daily News. 1911. p. 247. Retrieved 16 January 2011.