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Thomas Cowles12 JAN 1809 -- 22 OCT 1884avatar
Elizabeth Eells Sheffield1821 -- 20 OCT 1884avatar
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William Sheffield Cowles

Birth1 AUG 1846
 
Educ.1867
 
Annapolis, Naval Academy
Navy1867-1868USS Minnesota (1855)
Ship
Navy1868-1870USS Pensacola (1859)
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Navy1870DC, Washington, Naval Observatory, Master
Navy1871RI, Newport Co, Newport, Torpedo Station, Master
Navy1872USS Constellation (1854), Lieutenant
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Navy1874-1876USS Alaska (1868), Lieutenant
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Navy1877-1880USS Tennessee (1865), Lieutenant
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Navy1881-1882NY, New York Co, New York City, Navy Yard, Lieutenant
Navy1887-1891USS Despatch (1873), Lieutenant
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Navy1897-1898USS Fern (1871), Lt Commander
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USA Navy / Rear Admiral / Spanish American War
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Navy1898USS Topeka (PG35), Lt Commander
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Org.1900
Navy1905USS Missouri (BB11), Captain
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Org.1907-1908
Occup1917-1920
 
Flag of Connecticut
Death1 MAY 1923
 
Grave
Aged: 76.7 years
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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William Sheffield 

18 OCT 18982 MAY 1986  NY, New York Co, New York City  
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ments
  • USS Alaska (1868)
  • USS Minnesota (1855)
  • USS Pensacola (1859)
  • USS Tennessee (1865)
  • USS Constellation (1854)
  • Annapolis, Naval Academy
 
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Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave RADM William Sheffield Cowles, Sr
  3. Book: Register of the commission and warrant officers of the Navy, 1900;
  4. Book: Records of Living Officers of the US Navy, 1894;
  5. Book: United States Naval Academy;
  6. Website: The Political Graveyard;
  1. Findagrave Anna "Bamie" Roosevelt Cowles
  2. Website: The Political Graveyard;
  3. Website: Samuel Taylor Geer;
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