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Edwin Taylor Pollock, American naval officer. Served on New York, Spanish-American War, 1898; member Naval Examining and Retiring Bds., 1918-1920; Member Order of Cincinnati of Massachusetts, Society Colonial Wars, S.R., S.A.R.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, Distric). Head of departments of mathematics and astronomy, Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1928-1930.

Background

Pollock, Edwin Taylor was born on October 25, 1870 in Mount Gilead, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph Harper and Olive Orlinda (Taylor) Pollock.

Education

2 ancestors in the Mayflower and 7 in American Revolution. Graduate credit United States Navy Academy, 1891. Honorary Doctor of Science, Wittenberg College, Springfield, O., 1926.

Career

1 daughter, Beatrice Hale (wife of Robert S. Chew, United States Navy). Promoted ensign, United States Navy, July 1, 1893. Lieutenant junior grade, March 3, 1899.

Lieutenant, September 9, 1899. Lieutenant commander, September 30, 1905. Commander, March 4, 1911.

Captain, January 1, 1917.

Membership

Served on New York, Spanish-American War, 1898. Member Naval Examining and Retiring Bds., 1918-1920. Member Order of Cincinnati of Massachusetts, Society Colonial Wars, S.R., S.A.R.

Club: Army and Navy (Washington, Distric). Head of departments of mathematics and astronomy, Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1928-1930.

Connections

Married Beatrice Law Hale, December 5, 1893.

father:
Joseph Harper Pollock

mother:
Olive Orlinda (Taylor) Pollock

spouse:
Beatrice Law Hale