Dorn, Edward John, 1854-1937

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1854
Death 1937

Biographical notes:

Naval officer.

From the description of Papers of Edward John Dorn, 1868-1936 (bulk 1875-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82730564

Biographical Note

  • 1854, Jan. 12: Born, Potosi, Wis.
  • 1874: Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Duty in Pensacola (screw steamer), North Pacific Station
  • 1877: Duty in Guard (ship), Special Service
  • 1880: Married Syble Halpine
  • 1883: Duty in Nipsic (gunboat)
  • 1886: Duty at United States Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1892: Duty in Naval Intelligence
  • 1894: Ordnance instruction, Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I.
  • 1897: Duty in Machias (gunboat), Bangkok, Siam
  • 1898: Duty in Lancaster (screw sloop of war), Spanish-American War
  • 1899: Commandant of cadets, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1900: Acting commandant and governor, Pago Pago, Samoa
  • 1902: Duty in United States Navy Yard, Havana, Cuba
  • 1904: Commanded Castine (gunboat)
  • 1905: Commandant, United States Naval Station, and governor, Guam Placed on retired list with rank of captain
  • 1917: Corresponding secretary, Navy Relief Society
  • 1922: Relieved from duty
  • 1937, Dec. 10: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Edward John Dorn Papers, 1868-1936, (bulk 1875-1922), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Schools--American Samoa
  • Water-supply
  • Missions--Guam
  • Water-supply--American Samoa
  • American Samoa--Politics and government
  • Missions
  • Missions--American Samoa
  • Water-supply--Guam
  • Schools--Guam
  • Schools

Occupations:

  • Governors--Guam
  • Naval officers
  • Governors--American Samoa

Places:

  • South Africa (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Samoan Islands (as recorded)
  • Guam (as recorded)
  • South Africa (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • American Samoa (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Guam (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Samoan Islands (as recorded)