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naval officer.

Edward Hovey Durell, American naval officer. Served on Wheeling, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Durell, Edward Hovey was born on February 10, 1866 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James MacDaniel and Bathsheba Thaxter (Hovey) Durell.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1887, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1914.

Career

Promoted ensign, July 1, 1889. Lieutenant junior grade, July 21, 1897. Lieutenant, March 3, 1899.

Lieutenant commander, June 26, 1905. Commander, July 1, 1909. Captain, February 13, 1914.

Membership

Served on Wheeling, Spanish-American War, 1898. Clubs: Racquet (Philadelphia), Boston City (Boston).

Connections

Married Anne Hartwell Kendall, of Hyde Park, Massachusetts, June 9, 1890 (died 1910). Married second, Mary Jones Nicholson, of Washington, District of Columbia, January 23, 1917.

father:
James MacDaniel Durell

mother:
Bathsheba Thaxter (Hovey) Durell

spouses:
Anne Hartwell Kendall

Mary Jones Nicholson