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Naval officer , retired

Reginald Rowan Belknap, American naval officer, retired. Served in Spanish-American War, Chinese Boxer Campaign and Philippine Insurrection.

Background

Belknap, Reginald Rowan was born on June 26, 1871 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Rear Admiral George Eugene and Frances Georgiana (Prescott) Belknap.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1891.

Career

Commissioned ensign, July, 1893. Promoted through grades to captain. Rear admiral by special act Congress for war service, March 3, 1927.

Retired, 1927.

Membership

Served in Spanish-American War, Chinese Boxer Campaign and Philippine Insurrection. Clubs: Yacht, Military-Naval, Union, Century, Church (New York).

Connections

Married Julia Pomeroy Averill, March 31, 1900. Children: Averill (Mistress.

father:
Rear Admiral George Eugene Belknap

mother:
Frances Georgiana (Prescott) Belknap

spouse:
Julia Pomeroy Averill

child:
Averill (Mrs Belknap