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Naval officer

Caspar Frederick Goodrich, American naval officer.


Goodrich, Caspar Frederick was born on January 7, 1847 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Sarah A. (Bearden) Goodrich.


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1864. Honorary Master of Arts, Yale, 1888. Doctor of Science, Princeton, 1919.


Ensign, November 1, 1866. Master, December, 1866. Lieutenant, March 12, 1868.

Lieutenant commander, March 26, 1869. Commander, September 27, 1884. Captain, September 16, 1897.

Rear admiral, February 17, 1904. Retired, January 7, 1909. Commandant Naval Unit, Princeton University, 1918, and officer Material School for the Pay Corps, Princeton, New Jersey, 1918-1919.

Naval delegate to Historical Convention, Saragossa, Spain, 1908. Gold medalist, United States Naval Institute. President Naval History Society, 1914-1916.

Home: Princeton, New Jersey.


Married Eleanor Milnor, September 4, 1873. Married second, Sarah M. Hays.

William Goodrich

Sarah A. (Bearden) Goodrich

Eleanor Milnor

Sarah M. Hays.