Richard Lee Metcalfe
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|Richard Lee Metcalfe|
Metcalfe in 1913
|Military Governor of Panama Canal Zone|
|Appointed by||William Howard Taft|
|Preceded by||Maurice Hudson Thatcher|
|Succeeded by||George Washington Goethals
as 1st civil governor
November 11, 1861|
Upper Alton, Illinois
|Died||March 31, 1954
He was born on October 11, 1861 to Richard Lee Metcalfe and Ellen Tazewell Edwards.
- "Metcalfe Held Varied Jobs". Omaha World-Herald. March 31, 1954.
- "R. L. Metcalfe Dead. First Civil Governor of Canal Zone, Former Editor, Was 92". New York Times. April 1, 1954.
Maurice Hudson Thatcher
|Military Governor of Panama Canal Zone
Civil Governor George Washington Goethals