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Naval officer

George Eli Burd, American naval officer. Served as chief engineer United States Ship Badger, West India Campaign, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Burd, George Eli was born on April 27, 1857 in Belfast, Maine, United States. Son of Samuel F. and Rebecca (Brown) Burd.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Promoted assistant engineer, 1880. Passed assistant engineer, 1889. Chief engineer, 1898.

Translations to line as Lieutenant, 1899. Lieutenant commander, 1901. Commander, 1906; captain, 1910.

Rear admiral, 1916.

Membership

Served as chief engineer United States Ship Badger, West India Campaign, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Frances A. Goodwin, August 3, 1882.

father:
Samuel F. Burd

mother:
Rebecca (Brown) Burd

spouse:
Frances A. Goodwin