Alexander James Dallas
b.15 May 1791 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
d.3 Jun 1844 Callao, Peru
Facts and Events
Dallas entered the Navy as a Midshipman in November 1805. He served in the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and in the suppression of piracy with the West Indies Squadron. Dallas also established and commanded the Pensacola Navy Yard from 1832 to 1843, and served in the Second Seminole War.