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Naval officer

Harry Eaton Smith, American naval officer.

Background

Smith, Harry Eaton was born on December 28, 1869 in Fremont, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry Bishop and Eta Beary (Dalton) Smith.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1891.

Career

Of ex-President Hayes, September 1, 1897. 1 son, Dalton Hayes; married second, Olga, d. C. A. Bengtson, 1920.

Children—Harry Eaton, Robert Giese. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1893. Lieutenant (junior grade), 1899.

Lieutenant, 1900; lieutenant commander, 1906. Transferred to corps of profs. of mathematics, 1906. Commander, August 10, 1907.

Captain, 1919. Duty United States Naval Academy, 1903-1915, and head of department mathematics, 1912-1915. United States Naval Observatory, 1915. Retired, March 30, 1920.

In charge of a group of gold mines, Shasta, California Author: Strength of Material, 1908. Theoretical Mechanics (text-books for midshipmen). Home: Shasta, Calif.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Strength of Material, 1908. Theoretical Mechanics (text-books for midshipmen).

Connections

Married Fanny, d.;; married second, Olga, d. Children: Harry Eaton, Robert Giese.

father:
Henry Bishop Smith

mother:
Eta Beary (Dalton) Smith

spouses:
Fanny

Olga

children:
Harry Eaton Smith

Robert Giese Smith