Jerome Edward Morse Edit Profile
Appointed by President Lincoln, 1862, and graduate 1866, United States Naval Academy.
Promoted ensign, June, 1868. Master, 1870; Lieutenant, 1872. Retired for disability incurred in line of duty, July 22, 1874.
Served as midshipman during Civil War. Commanded Naval Training Station, Erie, Pennsylvania, during Spanish-American War, 1898. Promoted Lieutenant-commander, retired, June 29, 1906.
Vice president. and treasurer Hecla Powder Company, 1881-1895. Founder and 1st president Morse Society of America, and president of The Morse Company, publications, 1895-1904. Trustee Adelphi College, Brooklyn, 12 years Past Grand Treasurer Grand Lodge, F. and A.M. of New York.
Clubs: Montauk, Aldine, Aurora Grata.
Married Ella Packard, of Brooklyn, February 15, 1872.