Today's American Minute — David Glasgow Farragut

Navy Heroes: Jordi Farragut Mesquida (George Farragut), David Porter, David Glasgow Farragut, David Dixon Porter, Matthew Fontaine Maury - American Minute with Bill Federer

David Dixon Porter David Glasgow Farragut David Porter Matthew Fontaine MauryAmerican Minute with Bill Federer Navy Heroes: Jordi Farragut Mesquida (George Farragut)

Navy Heroes: Jordi Farragut Mesquida (George Farragut), David Porter, David Glasgow Farragut, David Dixon Porter, Matthew Fontaine Maury - American Minute with Bill Federer

David Glasgow Farragut, the son of a Spanish captain, George Farragut, and the adoptive son of Commodore David Porter, who served for a time as Commander of Mexico's Navy, was promoted to be the first U.S. Navy Admiral.
Farragut was encouraged to run for President, but declined.

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