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Naval officer

Edward May, American naval officer.

Background

May, Edward was born on January 20, 1838 in Leicester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel and Sarah (Russell) May.

Education

Educated private schools and Leicester Academy.

Career

Appointed assistant pay master, United States Navy, September 6, 1861. Promoted p.m., April 14, 1862. Pay inspector, September 25, 1875.

Pay director, December 24, 1883. Retired January 20, 1900, with rank of rear admiral for services during Civil War. Home: Jamaica Plain, Mass.

Connections

Married Mary Mignot Blodgett, October 4, 1871 (died 1901).

father:
Samuel May

mother:
Sarah (Russell) May

spouse:
Mary Mignot Blodgett