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Naval officer

Charles Jenkins Mac Connell, American naval officer. Served apprenticeship in Philadelphia as mechanic engineer and builder; Served on Mississippi River on Gulf coast and on Atlantic coast during Civil War, and in principal parts of the world later.

Background

Connell, Charles Jenkins Mac was born on December 14, 1837 in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Ann S. (Jenkins) M.

Education

Graduate Model Institute and State Normal School, Trenton, New Jersey.

Career

Served apprenticeship in Philadelphia as mechanic engineer and builder. Professor drawing and сivil engineering, State Normal School, Trenton. Served in Company A, New Jersey.N.G. for 3 months at outbreak of Civil War.

Appointed from New Jersey by President Lincoln, 3d assistant engineer United States Navy, October 29, 1861. 2d assistant engineer, September 1863. 1st assistant engineer, October 1866.

Chief engineer, December 5, 1885. Commander, June 5, 1896. Captain, August 10, 1898.

Retired, January 19, 1899, on account of disabilities received in line of duty. Promoted to rank of rear admiral retired, June 29, 1906.

Membership

Served apprenticeship in Philadelphia as mechanic engineer and builder. Served on Mississippi River on Gulf coast and on Atlantic coast during Civil War, and in principal parts of the world later.

Connections

Married Louisa B. Small, December 13, 1863.

father:
William M.

mother:
Ann S. (Jenkins) M.

spouse:
Louisa B. Small