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Naval officer

Samuel Francis Du Pont, American naval officer.

Background

Pont, Samuel Francis Du was born on September 27, 1803 in Bergen Point, New Jersey, United States. Son of Victor Marie and Gabrielle de la Fire (de Pelleport) Du Pont.

Career

Organizers naval school at Annapolis, Maryland. Captain, 1855.

Membership

Member Secretary Bancroft’s board organizers naval school at Annapolis, Maryland. Member board appointed to consider appropriate study course and prepare regulations for government of naval academic, 1849. Member board to investigate light-house establishment by United States secretary of treasury, 1851.

Member naval efficiency board, 1855. Member of commission of conference which prepared naval operations plans, 1860. Member naval board, 1865.

Connections

Married Sophie Madeleine (du Pont), June 27, 1833.

father:
Victor Marie Gabrielle

mother:
Gabrielle

spouse:
Sophie Madeleine