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Naval officer

Edward Simpson, American naval officer. Served on Brooklyn during Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Simpson, Edward was born on September 16, 1860 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Son of Edward (rear admiral United States Navy) and Mary Ann (Ridgely) S.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1880.

Career

1 son, Edward Ridgely. Ensign, junior grade, March 3, 1883. Promoted through grades to rear admiral United States Navy, July 1, 1919.

Retired September 16, 1924.

Membership

Served on Brooklyn during Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Camilla M. Ridgely, December 3, 1890.

father:
Edward Simpson

spouse:
Camilla M. Ridgely