William R. Munroe
United States Navy admiralDied when: 79 years 331 days (958 months)
Star Sign: Aries
William Robert Munroe (April 8, 1886 – March 1, 1966) was a decorated officer in the United States Navy with the rank of Vice Admiral.
He trained as submarine commander and at the beginning of World War II, he served as Commander, Battleship Division 3 during Neutrality Patrol in the Atlantic ocean.
He later served as Commander, Gulf Sea Frontier and Seventh Naval District, tasked with the protection of both coasts of Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Channel, and most of Cuba against threat of german U-boats.
In later 1944, Munroe was promoted to command of United States Fourth Fleet patrolling South Atlantic until the end of War.