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Naval officer

Thomas Wright Kinkaid, American naval officer. Served on Machias, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Kinkaid, Thomas Wright was born on February 27, 1860 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of William P. and Susan (Monahan) Kinkaid.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1880.

Career

Promoted assistant engineer, June 10, 1882. Passed assistant engineer, November 11, 1892. Transferred to the line as Lieutenant, March 3, 1899.

Lieutenant commander, November 2, 1902. Commander, July 1, 1907. Captain, March 1, 1911.

Rear admiral, October 15, 1917.

Membership

Served on Machias, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Virginia Lee Cassin, April.

father:
William P. Kinkaid

mother:
Susan (Monahan) Kinkaid

spouse:
Virginia Lee Cassin