George Landenberger

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George Bertram Landenberger (May 12, 1879 – January 15, 1936) was a United States Navy Captain and the governor of American Samoa, from May 12, 1932, to April 10, 1934. Landenberger commanded many ships during his naval career, as well as two naval yards. He received the Navy Cross for his actions commanding USS Indiana during World War I. He died of cancer in 1936, one year after retiring from military service.

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George Landenberger
Landenberger as governor in 1932
Governor of American Samoa
In office
May 12, 1932  April 10, 1934
Preceded byGatewood Lincoln
Succeeded byThomas Latimore
Personal details
George Bertram Landenberger

May 12, 1879
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died15 January 1936(1936-01-15) (aged 56)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alma materUnited States Naval Academy
OccupationNaval officer
AwardsNavy Cross
Military service
AllegianceFlag_of_the_United_States_%281912-1959%29.svg United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Navy Seal United States Navy
RankUS-O6_insignia.svg Captain
CommandsUSS Indiana
USS Pennsylvania
USS Arkansas
15th Naval District
Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
Destroyer squad of the Asiatic Fleet