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Naval officer

Samuel Willauer Black Diehl, American naval officer. Served on board United States Ship Alaska, Wabash Congress, Hartford, Plymouth, Marion, Boston, Detroit, Machias, Cincinnati.

Background

Diehl, Samuel Willauer Black was born on September 20, 1851 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William W. and Jeriah C. Diehl.

Education

Early education public schools, Reading, Pennsylvania. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1873.

Career

Midshipman, United States Navy, 1869. Ensign, 1874; promoted through grades to judge advocate general with rank of captain United States Navy, June 4, since 1904.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Practical Problems and the Compensation of the Compass, U22.

Membership

Served on board United States Ship Alaska, Wabash Congress, Hartford, Plymouth, Marion, Boston, Detroit, Machias, Cincinnati.

Connections

Married Caroline Wilbank O’Connor, April.

father:
William W.

mother:
Jeriah C. Diehl

spouse:
Caroline Wilbank O’Connor