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Naval officer

Walter Rockwell Gherardi, American naval officer. Served in Atlantic, Pacific and Asiatic waters; Fellow American Geography Society. Episcopalian.

Background

Gherardi, Walter Rockwell was born on August 9, 1875 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Son of Bancroft (rear admiral United States Navy) and Anna Talbot (Rockwell) G.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1895.

Career

Ensign United States Navy, July 1897. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, May 10, 1930.

Membership

Served in Atlantic, Pacific and Asiatic waters. Fellow American Geography Society. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Neville Sims Taylor, June 4, 1904. Children: Walter Rockwell, Harry Taylor, Neville Taylor, Bancroft II (deceased).

father:
Bancroft Gherardi

spouse:
Neville Sims Taylor

children:
Walter Rockwell Gherardi

Harry Taylor Gherardi

Neville Taylor Gherardi

Bancroft II Gherardi (deceased)