Frank W. Hackett

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The News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), May 25, 1900

Frank W. Hackett (April 11, 1841 – August 10, 1926) was a civilian administrator and lawyer who served as an Assistant Secretary of the Navy under President William McKinley. During the American Civil War, he was an assistant paymaster serving the Atlantic Fleet. Hackett was on board USS Miami during its skirmish against CSS Albemarle. After the war, he passed the bar exam and eventually opened a law office in Washington, D.C. From April 1900 to December 1901, Hackett served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.

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Preceded by
Charles Herbert Allen
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
April 24, 1900 – December 16, 1901
Succeeded by
Charles Hial Darling