Josephus Daniels

Josephus Daniels

Born: May 18, 1862

Died: January 15, 1948

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Josephus Daniels was a newspaper editor and publisher from North Carolina who was appointed by United States President Woodrow Wilson to serve as Secretary of the Navy during World War I. He was also a close friend and supporter of President Franklin Roosevelt and served as his Ambassador to Mexico.