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William Carey Cole Edit Profile

Naval officer

William Carey Cole, American naval officer. Served on Dolphin, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Cole, William Carey was born on August 23, 1868 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jirah Delano and Julia Elizabeth (Tucker) Cole.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1889. Graduated from Nava War College, 1916.

Career

1 daughter, Mistress Louise Chapin. Ensign, July 1, 1891. Lieutenant junior grade, January 13, 1899.

Promoted through grades to rear admiral, December 31, 1921.

Membership

Served on Dolphin, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Minnie Wetmore, August 13, 1895.

father:
Jirah Delano Cole

mother:
Julia Elizabeth (Tucker) Cole

spouse:
Minnie Wetmore