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Naval officer

John Joseph Knapp, American naval officer. Served on United States Ship Quinnebaug, 1878-1880.

Background

Knapp, John Joseph was born on October 29, 1857 in St. Louis. Son of John and Virginia (Wright) Knapp.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Commissioned ensign, June 26, 1884. Promoted through the various grades to captain, July 1, 1910.

Membership

Served on United States Ship Quinnebaug, 1878-1880.

Connections

Married Lilias Harrison, July 31, 1884.

father:
John Knapp

mother:
Virginia (Wright) Knapp

spouse:
Lilias Harrison