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civilian military employee.

Herbert Gouverneur Ogden, American civilian military employee. Served, 1863, assistant United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, since 1869; Member of the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Background

Ogden, Herbert Gouverneur was born on April 4, 1846 in New York, United States. Son of Morgan Lewis and Eliza Glendy (McLaughlin) Ogden.

Education

Educated private schools and tutors. Appointed aid, April 22, 1863, promoted to assistant, 1869, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Career

Served, 1863, assistant United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, since 1869;and inspector of hydrography and topography;1898 with army on defenses of Washington. 1864, with navy in sounds of North Carolina. 1865, with Nicaragua expedition.

1870, as topographer with 1st naval exploring expedition to Isthmus of Darien. 1893, in charge of party locating internat boundary between British Columbia and Alaska.

Membership

Served, 1863, assistant United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, since 1869. Member of the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Connections

Married Mary A. Greene, May 28, 1872.

father:
Morgan Lewis Ogden

mother:
Eliza Glendy (McLaughlin) Ogden

spouse:
Mary A. Greene