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Naval officer

William Henry Hudson Southerland, American naval officer. Served in Spanish-American War on Cuban coast, in command United States Ship Eagle; member Board of Inspection and Survey, 1906-1907, Naval Examining and Retiring Board, 1910. Commanding 2d Division, Pacific Fleet, 1911-1912; member General Board, 1913-1914.

Background

Southerland, William Henry Hudson was born on July 10, 1852 in New York, New York, United States. Son of William and Phoebe E. Southerland.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1872.

Career

Ensign, 1872; promoted through grades to rear admiral, May 4, 1910.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Commander S. Schroeder, United States Navy) Azimuth Tables (United States Hydrographic Office). Wrote: Nautical Monograph Northern 4—The North Atlantic Cyclone of August 1883.

Membership

Served in Spanish-American War on Cuban coast, in command United States Ship Eagle. Member Board of Inspection and Survey, 1906-1907, Naval Examining and Retiring Board, 1910. Commanding 2d Division, Pacific Fleet, 1911-1912.

Member General Board, 1913-1914.

Connections

Married Mary Rodman, August, 1877. Children: Harriet Rodman (Mistress.

father:
William Southerland

mother:
Phoebe E. Southerland

spouse:
Mary Rodman

child:
Harriet Rodman (Mrs Southerland