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Wilfrid Neville Derby Edit Profile

coast guard officer.

Wilfrid Neville Derby, American coast guard officer. Member Newcomen Society.

Background

Derby, Wilfrid Neville was born on December 4, 1889 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry and Ellen (Auster) Derby.

Education

Educated Stevens School, and Webb Academy. Bachelor of Science, Coast Guard Academy, 1911.

Career

Cadet, United States Coast Guard, 1908, advancing through grades to rear admiral, 1947. Superintendent United States Coast Guard Academy from 1947.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society.

Connections

Married Ruth McChesney, March 23, 1921. Children: Wilfrid Neville, Ruth Alice.

father:
Henry Derby

mother:
Ellen (Auster) Derby

spouse:
Ruth McChesney

children:
Wilfrid Neville Derby

Ruth Alice Derby