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Naval officer , college president

Wat Tyler Cluverius, American naval officer, college president. Member Worcester Council of Boy Scouts; Member United States Naval Institute, American Society Naval Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education. American Association for Advancement of Science, Hampton Roads Chemist.

Background

Cluverius, Wat Tyler was born on December 25, 1874 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of Wat Tyler and Martha Lewis (Manning) Cluverius.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1896.

Career

Wat Tyler. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1898. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, May 30, 1928. Participated in West Indian, Philippine and Mexican campaigns and with Mining Squadron, in North Sea.

World War; later appointed commandant Navy Yard, Norfolk, Virginia. Commanded second div. of battleships, United States Fleet. Chief of staff United States Fleet.

Commander fourth cruiser div., United States Fleet. Commandant 9th Naval District: commander base force. United States Fleet; commandant 4th Naval District, Philadelphia.

Retired, January 2, 1939. Now president Worcester (Massachusetts) Poly Institute, Worcester Chapter American Red Cross.

Membership

Member Worcester Council of Boy Scouts. Member United States Naval Institute, American Society Naval Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education. American Association for Advancement of Science, Hampton Roads Chemist.

Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington): Army and Navy (Chicago).

Connections

Married Hannah Walker Sampson, April. Children: Elisabeth Sampson, Martha.

father:
Wat Tyler Cluverius

mother:
Martha Lewis (Manning) Cluverius

spouse:
Hannah Walker Sampson

children:
Elisabeth Sampson Cluverius

Martha Cluverius