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Benjamin Franklin Tilley

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Benjamin Franklin Tilley, from sometime between 1896 and 1901

Benjamin Franklin Tilley (March 29, 1848 in Bristol, Rhode Island – March 18, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an admiral in the US Navy who served in the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. He was the first acting governor of American Samoa. [1]

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  1. Sorensen, Stan (13 June 2008). "Historical Notes" (PDF). Tapuitea. III (24): 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 June 2008. Retrieved 2011-08-16.