Log In

Abel Fitzwater Price Edit Profile

Naval officer

Abel Fitzwater Price, American naval officer. Served on United States Flag Ship Olympia as fleet surgeon to Admiral Dewey’s fleet in Philippine campaign, 1898, 1899.

Background

Price, Abel Fitzwater was born on December 13, 1847 in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Harley and Hannah (Detwiler) Price.

Education

Education high school, Philadelphia. Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1868.

Career

Commissioned assistant surgeon United States Navy, November 10, 1868. Passed assistant surgeon, November 10, 1871. Surgeon, August 14, 1878.

Rank of captain, April 9, 1899.

Membership

Served on United States Flag Ship Olympia as fleet surgeon to Admiral Dewey’s fleet in Philippine campaign, 1898, 1899.

Connections

Married Clara L. Wollaston, December 27, 1883.

father:
William Harley Price

mother:
Hannah (Detwiler) Price

spouse:
Clara L. Wollaston