Callaghan, Daniel

Callaghan, Daniel (Judson)

(1890–1942) naval officer; born in San Francisco. He was the naval aide to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1938–41). As rear admiral, he led a brilliant naval battle against Japanese forces off Guadalcanal. He was killed in the action. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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At this stage, Heywoods were well on top mainly due to the midfield trio of Billy Callaghan, Daniel Carr and Craig Reid.