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Naval officer

Harry Shepard Knapp, American naval officer. Served on various ships at sea and at Naval Academy and Naval War College; member General Board of Navy, 1909-1910 and 1912-1916.

Background

Knapp, Harry Shepard was born on June 27, 1856 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederic and Mary Eunice (Burritt) Knapp.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Ensign, 1882; captain, 1909. Chief of staff, Pacific Fleet, 1907-1908. General Board of Navy, 1909-1910 and 1912-1916.

Membership

Served on various ships at sea and at Naval Academy and Naval War College. Member General Board of Navy, 1909-1910 and 1912-1916.

Connections

father:
Frederic Knapp

mother:
Mary Eunice (Burritt) Knapp