Wat Tyler Cluverius Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1896.
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.
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).
Married Hannah Walker Sampson, April. Children: Elisabeth Sampson, Martha.