Roy Campbell Smith

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Roy Campbell Smith (1858 – April 11, 1940) was the Governor of Guam from 1916 to 1918.[1]


He was the commanding officer of the USS Arkansas (BB-33) from 17 September 1912 to 13 October 1914. He died on April 11, 1940 in Somerville, South Carolina.


  1. ^ "Captain Roy Smith, Ex-Guam Governor. Retired Naval Officer Received Surrender of First German Vessel in War, Dies at 82. Supervisor Of Port Here. Decorated for Part in Battle of Santiago. He Participated in Vera Cruz Occupation". Associated Press in the New York Times. April 12, 1940. Retrieved 2011-01-27. Word was received here today of the death of Captain Roy Campbell Smith, former Governor of the island of Guam, in Somerville, S.C., yesterday. He was 82 years old.